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Lost LA

Yosemite

Californians have long fought over what Yosemite means, and how to manage it. Each year, millions visit from around the globe to see the cliffs, waterfalls, and meadows that inspire wonder. This episode explores how Yosemite has changed over time: from a land maintained by indigenous peoples; to its emergence as a tourist attraction; to the sit of conflict over humanity's relationship with nature.

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Shindana Toy Company: Changing the American Doll Industry

Operation Bootstrap was formed to facilitate change through community empowerment.
Season 4 Episode 6
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Lost LA

Discovering the Universe

Edwin Hubble discovered just how vast the universe truly is.
Season 4 Episode 5
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Lost LA

Paul Revere Williams

Pioneering African-American architect Paul Revere Williams' contributions to Los Angeles.
Season 4 Episode 4
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26:40
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Bootlegger Tunnels: A Journey Through LA’s Prohibition Lore

Explore the subterranean myths of Prohibition-era Los Angeles.
Season 4 Episode 3
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26:40
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Three Views of Manzanar: Adams, Lange, Miyatake

Japanese Americans built new lives while detained at concentration camps like Manzanar.
Season 4 Episode 2
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Griffith Park: The Untold History

Visit a Mexican-era adobe within Griffith Park and ride the historic Merry-go-Round.
Season 4 Episode 1
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26:40
Lost LA

Fantasyland

Los Angeles has long been the place where you can imagine something.
Season 3 Episode 6
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26:40
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Venice

Venice Beach boasts a rich, multilayered history.
Season 3 Episode 5
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26:40
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Ghost Towns

This episode explores three California ghost towns: Bodie, Llano Del Rio, and Zzyzx.
Season 3 Episode 4
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Beach Culture

One of California's great international exports has been its beach culture.
Season 3 Episode 3
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