Herald Examiner Collection/Los Angeles Public Library
Then-LA City Councilman Tom Bradley (L) at a news conference in 1969. Bob Kholos, Bradley's campaign manager in 1969 and 1973, then mayoral press secretary, is at far right, holding white paper.
This segment starts with a clip of Tom Brokaw interviewing former-mayor Sam Yorty in the 1970s. Yorty was being challenged in the mayoral race by Tom Bradley, who became LA's first African-American mayor. Bradley's press secretary Bob Kholos tells us that LA's racial landscape was much different back then.