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Lost LA

Ghost Towns

Some California dreams succeeded, creating megalopolis regions in the state’s north and south. Other dreams failed, leaving nothing but ruins. This episode explores three California ghost towns: Bodie, a Mono County gold mining settlement that was preserved in time; Llano Del Rio, a socialist utopian community in the Mojave Desert; and Zzyzx, a former health spa on the way to Las Vegas.

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Shindana Toy Company: Changing the American Doll Industry

Operation Bootstrap was formed to facilitate change through community empowerment.
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Discovering the Universe

Edwin Hubble discovered just how vast the universe truly is.
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Paul Revere Williams

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

Explore the subterranean myths of Prohibition-era Los Angeles.
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Three Views of Manzanar: Adams, Lange, Miyatake

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

Visit a Mexican-era adobe within Griffith Park and ride the historic Merry-go-Round.
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Fantasyland

Los Angeles has long been the place where you can imagine something.
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Venice

Venice Beach boasts a rich, multilayered history.
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Beach Culture

One of California's great international exports has been its beach culture.
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Desert Fantasy

California’s deserts have sparked the imaginations of millions of people around the world.
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