The Mike Davis Audio Collection

Politics of Disaster ~ Part 2

Mike Davis examines the politics of land development, the abuse of land, and the danger of toxic conditions in East L.A. including the 1989 Southern Pacific freight toxic disaster in the Cajun Pass, and the political coverup — The history of zoning in Los Angeles : 1909, 1930, and the present — The First environmental disaster, 1943 in Long Beach — Baldwin Hills and architect Robert Alexander — The Dangers of hillside living — Dumping in East L.A. — Birth defects in Montebello — The Dangers of the Inglewood and Newport faults  RECORDED: Los Angeles, 16 January 1994.