An Untold Story of Leadership

"The film is smart, inspiring and warm… [it] just makes you want to get up and do something, help someone and change things."

– Bill Parent, Associate Dean for Administration, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs


The Passions and Politics of Ed Edelman, narrated by Tom Brokaw, is the inspirational story of the life and career of Edmund D. Edelman, a political visionary whose courage and humanity transformed the fabric of life in Southern California. Told through archival footage and poignant interviews, the film provides a journey through Los Angeles’ history over the past half-century.

This film was made possible by the generous support of: