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The New Neighbors (Episode #102)

KQED World: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

This documentary 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.

A Crack in the Pavement (Episode #101)

KQED World: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 -- 5:00 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.

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