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PICTURING LOS ANGELES ILLUSTRATES THE CREATION, evolution, and ever-changing face of Los Angeles. Through stunning photography, the city's intriguing, important, and unexpectedly influential past is revealed. These images function like frames from a movie, offering glimpses of an ever-evolving metropolis. Drawing upon more than two hundred years of images and human experience, the authors have gathered a telling array of newspaper photos, historical snapshots of the movie industry, and photos that offer a glimpse into the sports, politics, industry, social change, crime, disasters, arts, and everyday life of each decade.
Jon and Nancy Wilkman are Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmakers and writers. Long-time Angelenos, Jon and Nancy share a passion for their city's rich and underappreciated past as well as L.A.'s vibrant and multicultural present.
Celebrating the exuberant, turbulent history of Los Angeles