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Jane Jacobs Defends Urbanism in 1960s New York City Planning

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

WNYC

Jane Jacobs, in this 1962 appearance at a Books and Authors Luncheon, explains her current role as a community leader in the fight against what she views as the excesses and excrescences of the arrogant Modernist redesign of city neighborhoods.

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Frederic Morton, Jane Jacobs, and Patrick Dennis and Cris Alexander

Monday, March 19, 1962

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Maurice Dolbier introduces the day's speakers.


First, Frederic Morton, author of "The Rothschilds: Portrait of a Dynasty" discusses the Rothschild family, and particularly their love of fine food.


Jane Jacobs, ...

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