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The Dark History of the California Bear Flag: An Interview with Alex Abella
Alex Abella is a journalist and author. His article for the Los Angeles Times called California, it's time to dump the Bear Flag, tells the history of California’s Bear Flag and its origins in a racist revolt.
[ Audio: 20 minutes ]
On June 30, 2015, Mitch Jeserich, host of Letters & Politics on KPFA 94.1FM & KPFA.org, spoke with journalist and author Alex Abella.
Abella's Op-Ed for the Los Angeles Times, "California, it's time to dump the Bear Flag," published on June 13, tells the history of California’s Bear Flag and its origins in a racist revolt.
California, it's time to dump the Bear Flag
The audio from this interview was originally published, as part of a complete episode of Letters & Politics, at:
The Dark History of the California Bear Flag
Letters & Politics seeks to explore the history behind today’s major global and national news stories. Hosted by Mitch Jeserich.