Corruption like you wouldn't believe

I thoroughly enjoyed reading two recent books on the colorful history of Los Angeles politics, mobsters and City Hall corruption. This afternoon I get to host a discussion on KCRW's Politics of Culture with the authors: Richard Rayner ("A Bright and Guilty Place: Murder, Corruption and L.A.'s Scandalous Coming of Age") and John Buntin ("L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America's Most Seductive City.") We'll be on live at 2:30 p.m. at FM 89.9 and on

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