LCHP Podcast: Then & Now

then & now, a podcast of the UCLA Luskin Center for History and Policy, connects past to present, using historical analysis and context to help guide us through modern issues and policy decisions. Each week we interview historians, policymakers, and thought leaders about what happened then, and what that means for us now.

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See below to find Then & Now episodes by topic.


International Issues

Criminal Justice

Gender and Sexuality

Jewish Studies

U.S. Political Landscape

LCHP Research

COVID-19 and Public Health

Los Angeles

Race and Racism


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