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Leimert Park, Gibbon Conservation Center, Underground Shelters, Charles Phoenix

Season 6, Episode 5:

Leimert Park is a vibrant neighborhood with a rich cultural history and deep roots in the city's African-American community. Nic Cha Kim explores how recent gentrification efforts have transformed the area -- a change that some fear may cause Leimert Park to lose its unique character.

Meet the rarest group of apes in the Western Hemisphere as Nick Hardcastle journeys inside the Gibbon Conservation Center.

Dystopian fears are driving many to spend big money on state-of-the-art underground shelters. Vince Gonzeles examines the booming doomsday business.

Meet humorist, author, and pop-culture performer Charles Phoenix, whose collection of 200,000 Kodachrome slides offers a colorful and hilarious glimpse of American family life in the 1950s and 60s.

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Airdates

Homeless Special

  • 2017-02-28T12:00:00-08:00
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  • 2017-02-28T14:00:00-08:00
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  • 2017-03-02T13:00:00-08:00
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  • 2017-03-04T04:00:00-08:00
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  • 2017-03-04T10:00:00-08:00
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Human Trafficking, Driving in the 1930s, Derelict Icons, Cuddle Sanctuary

Season 7, Episode 24

Young girls sold on the streets of L.A. are victims of human trafficking.

Weekly hug sessions give people the benefits of human touch.

Classic automobiles get new life without losing their weathered charm.

Historical footage of a dangerous Hollywood intersection before traffic signals.

  • 2017-03-14T13:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-03-16T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-03-18T05:30:00-07:00
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  • 2017-03-19T11:30:00-07:00
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Safe Parking for the Homeless, Freezing Plants, L.A. Eco-Village, Penguins and iPads

Season 7, Episode 25

Homeless people living in cars and vans need safe overnight parking. Does Santa Barbara have the solution? 

A scientist at the Huntington Botanical Gardens is finding a way to freeze succulents that could go extinct. 

The Eco-Village is an "intentional community" of people who live sustainably, affordably and cooperatively in the middle of LA.

Penguins at the Aquarium of the Pacific enjoy chasing virtual mice on an iPad. 

  • 2017-03-21T13:00:00-07:00
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