Documentaries by award-winning filmmaker Andrea Torrice highlight the struggle to revitalize and rebuild America's original suburbs.
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A Crack in the Pavement (Episode #101)
KQED World: Wed, Jul 30, 2014 -- 6:30 AM
This documentary unravels the national infrastructure and regional land-use debate through the stories of two public officials from southern Ohio trying to save their aging towns from losing residents and businesses to newer suburban communities. It intertwines their stories with commentary from national experts who examine the policies and practices that favor sprawl development over revitalizing existing, older communities. Features: Tom Moeller, City Manager, Madeira, OH; Richard Ellison, Mayor, Elmwood Place, OH; Members of the First Suburbs Consortium of Ohio; Myron Orfield, Bruce Katz, Dr. Carla Chifos and Kim Gibson. Narrated by actor Peter Coyote.
- KQED World: Wed, Jul 30, 2014 -- 12:30 PM