#162 The Fall and Rise of Small Towns: Dar Williams

The New Yorker called  Dar Williams  "one of America's best singer-songwriters.”

Williams is also passionate about urban planning and revitalization. Her new book, "What I Found in a Thousand Towns: A Traveling Musician's Guide to Rebuilding America's Communities" is both a well researched and beautifully written account of the death and rebirth of American towns and cities. The book is full of practical solutions and unique insight.

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#158 Our Towns. Solutions & Reinvention. James Fallows - Part 2

In part two of our conversation with James we look at the ways many local business owners, city planners, educators and citizens have worked in pragmatic and inventive ways to improve life in their communities.

James and Deborah Fallows are the authors of "Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey Into the Heart of America."

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#157 Our Towns. Solutions & Reinvention: James Fallows

"This still can be the country people would like to think it is," says well-known journalist James Fallows of The Atlantic magazine and co-author of "Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey Into the Heart of America." He says that most people don't realize how fast the country is moving toward becoming a better version of itself.

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