Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race

Mayor Bradley Brings Reform and Inclusion to Los Angeles

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Bradley transformed L.A. from a provincial town to one of the most important cities in the world. Under his leadership, city government was open, responsive, accountable. He opened up City Hall jobs and commissions to women and minorities. He held regular Open Houses, listening to people’s concerns and enlisting community involvement. Bradley’s L.A. became a model of race relations and reform.

Aired: 02/01/16

Rating: TV-PG

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