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Monday, June 18, 2007

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has added Brooklyn’s industrial waterfront to its register of endangered sites. Join guest host Mike Pesca for a discussion about finding the right balance between preservation and growth, and between promoting light manufacturing jobs and building new housing. Also: are African Americans underrepresented in the blogosphere?

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Mike Pesca




Mike Pesca

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Guest host Mike Pesca on the Brian Lehrer show, 6/18/07

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Jared Roebuck




Jared Roebuck

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Blogger Jared Roebuck discusses diversity and the internet on the Brian Lehrer show, 6/18/07

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