KPFK May 26: Bill Deverell on L.A.

How Los Angeles re-made its Mexican Past: historian WILLIAM DEVERELL explains — his new book is Whitewashed Adobe. Mike Davis called it “a landmark in Los Angeles’ difficult conversation with its past.”

Plus: our Iraq update with IAN WILLIAMS, UN correspondent for The Nation; his book Deserter: George Bush’s War on Military Families, Veterans, and His Past, will be published by Nation Books in July.

Also: JONATHAN SCHELL of The Nation Institute talks about war, terrorism and protest; his new book is A Hole in the World.