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Lost LA

Bodie: A City of Abandoned Dreams

The Gold Rush was founded on a promise of prosperity, but too often left only ruins behind. Such was the case for William S. Bodie, who founded the ghost town we know today as Bodie. Though Bodie himself never lived to see its prosperity, several of its structures from its heyday still stand as a monument to the power of dreams and the hope for a better future. Featuring interviews with Bodie Foundation executive director Brad Sturdivant, Park Ranger Mike Rominger and Professor of Geology Dydia Delyser.
 

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From Little Tokyo to Crenshaw
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