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Published on Nov 13, 2009
Clip of a rare TV interview with crime-fiction writer James Ellroy. Here the author talks to Miranda Sawyer about his fascination with crime and with 1950s Los Angeles - a world where celebrity, crime and politics converge. He also talks about the paintings of Ed Ruscha, which capture the menace and promise of LA, currently the subject of a major show at the Hayward Gallery in London. The interview was featured on BBC 2's The Culture Show aired on 12th November 2009.