Two new half-hour documentaries by award-winning filmmaker Andrea Torrice highlight the struggle to revitalize and rebuild America's original suburbs.
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The New Neighbors (Episode #102)
KQED World: Sun, Sep 1, 2013 -- 2:30 AM
The second of 2 docs follows a diverse group of residents and public officials from Pennsauken, New Jersey, as they attempt to revitalize their "first" suburban town through a strategy called "stable integration." Working with Fund for an Open Society, the town reversed a declining housing market and helped create a vibrant, integrated community. Features: Lynn Cummings, Harold Adams, Mayor Rick Taylor Angela Blackwell and David Rusk. Narrated by actor Ruby Dee.