Nathan Masters | KCET
Nathan Masters is host and executive producer of Lost L.A., an Emmy Award-winning public television series from KCET and the USC Libraries. The show explores how rare artifacts from Southern California's archives can unlock hidden and often-surprising stories from the region's past. Nathan’s writing has appeared in many publications, including Los Angeles Magazine and the Los Angeles Times. He also helps manage public programs and media initiatives at the USC Libraries, home to the L.A. as Subject research consortium.
Post date: 2011-03-03T03:15:00-08:00
Built in the final days before the era of long-distance passenger rail gave way to the Jet Age, L.A.'s Union Station is known as the "Last of the Great Railway Stations."
Post date: 2011-02-24T07:00:00-08:00
A journalist, adventurer, Indian rights activist, presidential advisor, and amateur anthropologist, Charles Fletcher Lummis cuts a unique figure among those who populate the ranks of larger-than-life Angelenos.
Post date: 2011-02-10T07:00:00-08:00
Governor Brown's recent call to return some authority - including financial responsibility - to local governments has brought new attention to the complex and challenging relationships among California's counties, cities, special districts, and other g...
Post date: 2011-02-03T02:00:00-08:00
Preserving not only finished works by L.A. artists but also papers, photographs, and other materials related to the artists' lives and practice, the archives of Southern California's cultural institutions provide insight into the artists' influences, m...
Post date: 2011-01-27T02:30:22-08:00
L.A.'s weather is nearly perfect – except when it isn't.
Post date: 2011-01-20T02:15:00-08:00
It's as true about archivists and archives as it is about activists--their influence often exceeds their fame. Southern California activists have profoundly shaped regional--and national--history through their advocacy.