AirTalk for August 23, 2002

Immigrant Labor and the Making of Greater Los Angeles

Historian Matt Garcia joins Larry Mantle to talk about his new book, A World of Its Own: Race, Labor and Citrus in the Making of Los Angeles, 1900-1970 (University of North Carolina Press), which tells how Mexican and Asian citrus laborers helped make Los Angeles the expansive, diverse, culturally rich metropolis it is today.


Larry Mantle with critics Jean Oppenheimer of Screen International, Andy Klein of New Times L.A., and Charles Solomon, animation critic of discuss this week's new film releases, including S1m0ne, One Hour Photo, Little Secrets, Serving Sara, Undisputed, The Chateau, Lan Yu, and Mostly Martha. Jean caught up with last week's release Pluto Nash. Also discussed were the life of Doris Wishman and the special 70mm screening of Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty, this week at The El Capitan.
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