Journalist Patt Morrison on the Past, Present, and Future of the LA River | KCET
Journalist Patt Morrison on the Past, Present, and Future of the LA River
Award-winning journalist and radio reporter of the Los Angeles area, Patt Morrison is also known for her best-selling book, Rio L.A.: Tales from the Los Angeles River. In it, Morrison talks about her personal discovery of the Los Angeles River. It is an affectionate account that stresses the importance of the landmark to the city, despite Los Angelenos' unawareness of its significance. An environmentalist and active champion of the river, Morrison was recently awarded the H. David Nahai Water Quality Award for her work reporting on the enforcement of storm water regulations in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
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