FORA.tv Speaker - William Deverell

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Biography

William Deverell is chair of the History Department at USC and Director of the Huntington-USC Institute on California. He is the author of numerous works on the 19th and 20th century American West, including Whitewashed Adobe: The Rise of Los Angeles and the Remaking of Its Mexican Past. With David Igler, he edited The Blackwell Companion to California and with Greg Hise, he edited The Blackwell Companion to Los Angeles. He co-curated, also with Greg Hise, the online exhibit “Form and Landscape: Southern California Edison and the Los Angeles Basin, 1940-1990.”

10 Programs

The Literary Tradition in California

10.05.13 | 00:29:47 min | 0 comments

Writing from California: Welcome

10.04.13 | 00:14:05 min | 0 comments

From L.A. to the World: Hollywood in Radio and in Press

05.31.08 | 01:28:14 min | 1 comment

Citizen Kane in Retrospect

05.31.08 | 01:25:34 min | 1 comment

Kevin Starr: Interwar Hollywood and California History

05.31.08 | 00:45:12 min | 0 comments

Park Avenue Gone West: Hollywood Builds and Collects

05.31.08 | 01:28:40 min | 0 comments

Looking Westward: The New York and Vaudeville Connection

05.30.08 | 01:15:27 min | 0 comments

Film Lumineux

05.30.08 | 01:17:08 min | 0 comments

The Patrician Moguls: Hearst, Kennedy and Hughes

05.30.08 | 01:21:43 min | 0 comments

Imperial Hollywood: The Studio's Ascendant

05.30.08 | 01:17:09 min | 0 comments