Bridging the Divide
Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race

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Lyn and Alison

Race and coalition building have never been more important than they are today. Filmmakers Lyn Goldfarb and Alison Sotomayor hope that you will watch our award winning PBS documentary about Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley - the nation’s first African American mayor elected in an overwhelmingly ...Read more

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Dylan

As an LA native who was raised during the Bradley years, I can say this film does a wonderful job of capturing the issues. I always wondered how Bradley dealt with the LA Chief of Police Daryl Gates, who was obviously racist. This film goes behind the scenes to reveal the gritty politics ...Read more

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Lyn

During this tumultuous 2016 election season, we hope you will watch our award winning PBS documentary about a divided city and an election where race was at the core. It is an incredible story about Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley - the nation’s first African American mayor elected in an ...Read more

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Alison

Our hope is that this film serves as a catalyst for raising awareness, community building, and civic engagement. Because Tom Bradley’s story raises important issues about race and building bridges over racial divisions, we felt an enormous responsibility to produce a film which can be a ...Read more

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