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Swing Left Party on March 4th at 4pm in Los Angeles

To Friends Appalled by the Trump Presidency I’m hosting a Swing Left organizing event on Saturday, March 04, 2017 at 4:00 PM at my home in Los Angeles. Have you heard about Swing Left? Swing Left is an online network that helps people find their closest Swing District (Congressional districts[…]

Unconfined by Expectation

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Los Angeles Central Library review on LA Review of Books by Darryl Holter Darryl Holter is a historian, entrepreneur, musician, and owner of an independent bookstore. He has taught history at the University of Wisconsin and UCLA and is an adjunct professor at USC. LOS ANGELES BOOMED in the early[…]

New Video: Welcome to the New Depression

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Welcome to the New Depression: A New Song by Darryl Holter To write a song about the state of today’s economy I thought it would be useful to look at how other songwriters wrote about the Great Depression in the 1930s. The famous Carter Family had a very popular song[…]

Darryl Holter at GRAMMY Museum

Darryl Holter at GRAMMY Museum

In conjunction with the recent release of their new co-authored book, Woody Guthrie L.A. 1937 to 1941, historians William Deverell and Darryl Holter joined GRAMMY Museum Executive Director Bob Santelli for a conversation surrounding the book and the legacy of one of the most iconic and influential songwriters of the[…]

Darryl Holter Tangled Up in Dylan

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Folkworks Review Darryl Holter Tangled Up in Dylan at the Caña Rum Bar – February 19, 2016 By Ross Altman, PhD Dateline, Los Angeles~ The hottest ticket in town turned out to be in a hidden rum bar in the unknown Petroleum Building in the 700 block of Olympic Blvd[…]

89.3 KPCC Interview

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89.3 KPCC Interview: Local authors explore Woody Guthrie’s time in Los Angeles 19 Jan 2016 89.3 KPCC Interview: AirTalk Lively and in-depth discussions of city news, politics, science, entertainment, the arts, and more. Hosted by Larry Mantle Listen to the Interview Here Guests: Darryl Holter, co-author of “Woody Guthrie L.A. 1937[…]