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WINGS #26-16 Dark Age Ahead... or maybe not

For release week of October 16, 2016


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Length: 0:28:49
Uploaded: 12 Oct, 2016

Recording Date: 23 Jul, 2006
Recording Location: Vancouver BC
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
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Program Title: WINGS #26-16 Dark Age Ahead... or maybe not
Description: Jane Jacobs (1916-2006), authored 9 books including The Life and Death of Great American Cities, and Dark Age Ahead. She had a profound effect on urban planning in Canada and the US, and held a deep belief in the common sense of ordinary people. In this, one of her last talks, she tells about her fears for urban culture's future, and where her hope lies.

Host(s): Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Jane Jacobs (1916-2006), author of The Life and Death of Great American Cities, and Dark Age Ahead. On stage with Jacobs, then- Vancouver City Councillor Jim Green.

Credits: Talk recorded by Thomas Hicks for the Necessary Voices series and re-issued in Canadian voices . Re-edited, scripted and narrated by Frieda Werden for WINGS.


Arts and Culture
Politics > Feminism
Politics > Activism
Regional > United States
Regional > Canada
Society and Culture
Type: Weekly Program

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