The Hidden History of Los Angeles
Robert was featured in an episode of NPR's Jazz in America talking about Los Angeles and the movie La La Land. Listen to the story here.
Smithsonian Magazine included the Hidden History of Los Angeles podcast is their list of addictive podcasts to learn about the secret history of your state. Read the story here.
“A recent podcast by Robert Petersen, publisher of Hidden History of Los Angeles, provides an excellent overview of LA’s early rail system, with a particular focus on the city’s first subway tunnel in downtown. I highly recommend you check it out.”
Curating Los Angeles (www.curatingla.com)
“No, we didn’t create this podcast. We recommend it, though!”
Hidden Los Angeles (www.hiddenlosangeles.com)
Stories from the Hidden History of Los Angeles podcast have been featured on Off-Ramp on KPCC (89.3 FM)
"The Mayor who helped lynch a man"
"The murderous lover who lived in a Silver Lake attic"
"Mack Robinson, Jackie's long overlooked brother"
"The Griffith of Griffith Park shot his wife in the eye"
Robert was profiled in UCLA School of Law's Alumni Spotlight series. Read the profile here.
The Hidden History of Los Angeles podcast was featured on Via Los Angeles (www.vialosangeles.com). “A podcast to bring you closer to L.A. … Each episode ranges from 5 to 20 minutes with exciting insight into places you walk past every day. You are left with a new fascination with Los Angeles and a sincere connection to the city you never really knew.” Read the story here.
The Hidden History of Los Angeles podcast was mentioned in a Food GPS story asking L.A. Chefs what podcasts they listen to. Read the story here.
Red Tricyle included the Hidden History of Los Angeles podcast in their list of L.A.'s best podcasts for kids. Read the story here.
Curbed LA wrote about Robert's interview with John Rabe for KPCC's Off-Ramp about the empty lot on the corner of First and Broadway. Read the story here.
A pocast which explores the lesser known aspects of Los Angeles History
Robert was interviewed by LAist about the Hidden History of Los Angeles podcast. Read the interview here.
“For the past three years, Robert Petersen has been schooling his Hidden History of Los Angeles podcast listeners on L.A.'s past, covering everything from city planning ... to how L.A. got its name. His podcast installments ... serve as a basic 101 introduction course to the city's history.”
Robert was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about the release of Josh Nelson's record "The Sky Remains" which was inspired by Los Angeles and its history. Read the story here.
Robert was interviewed by John Rabe of KPCC's Off-Ramp about the history behind the empty lot on the corner of First and Broadway in downtown Los Angeles. Listen to the story here.