The great historian and one of the most astute observers of our fair state was interviewed recently by Capital Public Radio, as their press release notes.
“Aired 8/14/2009 on All Things Considered
“State lawmakers face some big challenges ahead as they return to work Monday (08.17.09) following a three-week summer recess.
“They’ll be focused on the state’s overcrowded prison system, budget constraints, and possibly the elusive issue of water.
“But, a historian says another enormous task lies ahead: getting California out of the recession and restoring the state as a land of opportunity.
“Kevin Starr is a former state librarian who’s written a series of eight books on California history. His latest book was just published and it focuses on California’s so-called “Age of Abundance” from 1950 to 1963.
“Starr recently spoke with Capital Public Radio's Steve Shadley.”