Book Discussion on Asphalt Nation

Ms. Kay, the architectural and planning critic for The Nation talked about her new book, Asphalt Nation: How the Automobile Took Over… read more

Ms. Kay, the architectural and planning critic for The Nation talked about her new book, Asphalt Nation: How the Automobile Took Over America and How We Can Take it Back, published by Crown. In it she examines how U.S. society became dependent upon automobile transportation and points out successful efforts to make people less dependent on automobiles in communities across the nation. She also talked about the various social, economic and environmental problems caused by the dependence on automobiles and the relationship between urban planning and transportation. close

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Book Discussion on Asphalt Nation

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Booknotes
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 25, 1997
Last Aired:
Mar 29, 2014

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  • May 25, 1997 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 25, 1997 | 11:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 26, 1997 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 24, 2006 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Nov 19, 2011 | 6:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 29, 2014 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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