Lost LA Series 4

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History Documentary hosted by Nathan Masters, published by PBS in 2019 - English narration

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Explores the past through the region's archives, where photos, documents, and other rare artifacts unlock the untold history behind the fantasy of Southern California. Hosted by writer and public historian Nathan Masters of the USC Libraries, each episode of "Lost LA" brings the primary sources of history to the screen in surprising new ways. Much of L.A.'s past is lost to history, but through the region's archives, we can uncover the inspiring dreams and bitter realities that built the modern-day metropolis.

[edit] Griffith Park: The Untold History

Griffith Park is one of the largest municipal parks in the United States. Its founder, Griffith J. Griffith, donated the land to the city as a public recreation ground for all the people - an ideal that has been challenged over the years.

[edit] Three Views of Manzanar: Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange and Toyo Miyatake

During World War II, three renowned photographers captured scenes from the Japanese incarceration: outsiders Dorothea Lange and Ansel Adams and incarceree Toyo Miyatake who boldly smuggled in a camera lens to document life from within the camp.

[edit] Bootlegger Tunnels: A Journey Through LA's Prohibition Lore

Prohibition may have outlawed liquor, but that didn't mean the booze stopped flowing. Explore the myths of subterranean Los Angeles, crawl through prohibition-era tunnels, and visit some of the city's oldest speakeasies.

[edit] Paul Revere Williams: An African-American Architect in Jet-Age L.A.

Although best known for designing the homes of celebrities like Lucille Ball and Frank Sinatra, the pioneering African-American architect Paul Revere Williams also contributed to some of the city' s most recognizable civic structures.

[edit] Discovering the Universe: Exploring the Cosmos Atop Mount Wilson

As recently as a century ago, scientists doubted whether the universe extended beyond our own Milky Way — until astronomer Edwin Hubble, working with the world's most powerful telescope discovered just how vast the universe is.

[edit] Shindana Toy Company: Changing the American Doll Industry

Explore the lasting impact of the Shindana Toy Company, created out of the need for community empowerment following the 1965 Watts uprising, whose ethnically correct black dolls forever changed the American doll industry.

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  • Video Codec: x265 CABAC Main@L4
  • Video Bitrate: CRF 20 (~2671Kbps)
  • Video Resolution: 1920x1080
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Frame Rate: 23.976 FPS (IVTC)
  • Audio Codec: AAC-LC
  • Audio Bitrate: 96Kbps CVBR 48KHz (160Kbps peak)
  • Audio Channels: 2
  • Run-Time: 26 mins
  • Number Of Parts: 6
  • Part Size: 519 MB (average)
  • Source: Webrip
  • Encoded by: JungleBoy

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