Desert Road

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  • ... of site-specific draw-ins taking place across Southern California , as well as collecting related historical and contemporary ... increase toward the south, it... is a continuous map that shows the world in one unbroken piece" (Figure 6). xiv "Look at the ...
  • From the Civil War to the war in Iraq, L.A. Times book editor David Ulin discusses his ... Jarhead by Anthony Swofford The Stars at Noon by Denis Johnson Generation Kill by Evan Wright ... real to us, they're the people we know...It's not war at a distance, its war out of your backyard." Dispatches by ...
  • ... since the last recorded military attack on a Southern California land target. While conventional warfare in L.A.'s vicinity is an ... California was a geopolitically dynamic region at the edge of the Spanish empire and—later—the Mexican republic. While ...
  • Thirty miles east of Indio, California in a largely uninhabited desert landscape, sits the largest ... interest there battled to maintain control of the region. At stake was crucial access to oil and, for the British, access to their ... in Europe and the Pacific. Yet at the outbreak of war , American troops sat woefully unprepared for battle, indeed even for ...
  • ... In March 2002, the award-winning news magazine show , " California Connected," produced by KCET in conjunction with three other ... by David Brancaccio for its first two seasons (taped at KCET's studios), and by Lisa McRee for the last three, was produced ...
  • ... Back From War " is an emotional and unflinching look at returning veterans and their search for the "home" they left behind ... Iraq Veteran Kenny Bass KCET is Southern California Television In this clip from ...
  • ... explores the arts and culture of Southern and Central California through articles, essays, and think pieces by more than 50 ... the communities where they live, providing an inside look at art and culture across the region. Artbound is participatory journalism ...
  • ... is guilty, for allowing it to happen. I myself was hounded at the beginning, after publishing my first novels: "You can't say this about ... me about the performance to be presented in Los Angeles, California a week later, for which he'd brought together a group of artists ...
  • ... There also were two electric cars, aimed primarily at women drivers of independent means and disposition. Like the first, ... quarter of all hybrids sold in the U.S. are on the road in California according to Edmunds.com, the Santa Monica-based automobile ...
  • Learn two fascinating, yet obscure, California footnotes to World War II: a German-made crane which is the largest self-propelled floating crane berthed at Long Beach Naval Shipyard, and an incident involving a Japanese submarine ...

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