Episode: LA Times Presents: Larger Than Life


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LA Times Presents: Larger Than Life

In 1960s Los Angeles, after the catastrophic Watts riots, an outsized character emerged — one who found an unexpected way to unite people across race and class. Odds are you’ve never heard of him—but his name was Big Willie. In this preview, you'll hear about Big Willie's ties to Star Wars, and some tantalizing claims related to a certain super-villain who wears a black mask. Reported, written and hosted by Daniel Miller from the L.A. Times. Subscribe now at wondery.fm/LTL



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