Book Discussion on Cities in the Wilderness

Bruce Babbitt, former U.S. Secretary of the Interior during the Clinton Administration, talked about his book, Cities in the Wilderness: A… read more

Bruce Babbitt, former U.S. Secretary of the Interior during the Clinton Administration, talked about his book, Cities in the Wilderness: A New Vision of Land Use in America, published by Island Press. The author wrote that America needs a new land use policy if it is to avoid the irreparable harm of urban sprawl and mass deforestation. Mr. Babbitt made the case that perhaps the best way to preserve America’s open spaces is to leave its control to local government with the considerations of national interest. Following his presentation, the author responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Cities in the Wilderness

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186330-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Dec 11, 2005
Last Aired:
Jan 11, 2006

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  • Dec 11, 2005 | 7:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 18, 2005 | 4:57pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 11, 2006 | 2:24pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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