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The Dark History of the California Bear Flag: An Interview with Alex Abella
by Dump the California Bear Flag
Friday Jul 17th, 2015 1:15 PM
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
http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-0614-abella-bear-flag-20150614-story.html#page=1

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
https://kpfa.org/episode/letters-and-politics-june-30-2015/

Letters & Politics seeks to explore the history behind today’s major global and national news stories. Hosted by Mitch Jeserich.
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by Dump the California Bear Flag Friday Jul 17th, 2015 1:15 PM
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Yes, Abella is a kook, but the point remains about the California flag.and bySaturday Jul 18th, 2015 7:22 PM
Credible?Benicia BennieFriday Jul 17th, 2015 9:37 PM
Accuracy?Benicia BennieFriday Jul 17th, 2015 9:31 PM
California, it's time to dump the Bear FlagAlex Abella, Los Angeles TimesFriday Jul 17th, 2015 1:24 PM