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William Deverell is the director of the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West. Deverell is the author of numerous studies on the 19th and 20th-century American West and his recent publications include "Whitewashed Adobe: The Rise of Los Angeles and the Remaking of Its Mexican Past," and "Land of Sunshine: The Environmental History of Metropolitan Los Angeles."

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What Makes L.A. the "Capital of Science Fiction"?

A conversation about "Her," the Bradbury Building, JPL, Octavia Butler, and imagining utopic and dystopic futures for the City of Angels.
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Who Was Charles Fletcher Lummis?

Charles Lummis -- writer, photographer, collector, museum founder, city librarian -- kept himself busy for decades spreading a gospel about indigenous and regional Southwestern history and culture.
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Fast, Faster L.A.: Looking at History to Steer Our Future

We hang L.A. history on imperial expansion, of Spain and the United States.
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