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  • Mayors Speak at emChristian Science Monitorem Breakfast
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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Mayor Mitch Landrieu

    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D), the president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, spoke about the organization’s agenda. Joining him for the conversation with reporters at the Christian…

  • emThe New Urban Crisisem
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    The New Urban Crisis

    Richard Florida talked about his book The New Urban Crisis: How Our Cities Are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation, and Failing the Middle Class-and What We Can Do About It, in…

  • Peter Moskowitz Discusses emHow to Kill a Cityem
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    How to Kill a City

    Peter Moskowitz talked about his book How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood, in which he discusses the future of American cities. In his book,…

  • emUrban Forestsem
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    Urban Forests

    Jill Jonnes talked about her book Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape, in which she examines the natural history of trees and their impact on…

  • Kay Hymowitz Discusses emThe New Brooklynem
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    The New Brooklyn

    Kay Hymowitz talked about her book The New Brooklyn: What it Takes to Bring a City Back, in which she discusses the transformation of cities

  • Newsmakers with Mayors Mick Cornett and Mitch Landrieu
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    Newsmakers with Mayors Mick Cornett and Mitch Landrieu

    Mayors Mick Cornett (R) of Oklahoma City and Mitch Landrieu (D) of New Orleans talked about how cities intended to work with the incoming Trump administration on issues such as…

  • US Conference of Mayors Holds Winter Meeting News Conference
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    U.S. Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting, Opening News Conference

    Mayors Mick Cornett (R) and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D), the president and vice president of the U.S. Council of Mayors, held a news conference as the grouo’s winter meeting got underway.…

  • Vice Presidentelect Pence Promises Mayors Big Infrastructure Bill
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    Vice President-Elect Mike Pence U.S. Conference of Mayors Address

    Vice President-elect Mike Pence spoke at the U.S. Conference of Mayors' winter meeting. He talked about areas in which the incoming Trump administration would help cities and mayors do…

  • Rahm Emanuel and Tristram Hunt Discuss the Political Future of Cities
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    Political Future of Cities

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) and Tristram Hunt, a Labour member of the British House of Commons, were the featured speakers at a Brookings Institution event on the political future of…

  • No Labels Forum Focuses on Trump Presidential Transition
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    Trump Adminstration Transition and Local Strategies

    Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson (R) and the mayors of Oklahoma City and Dallas talked about the ways cities and states intend to work with the incoming Trump administration. They focused…

  • Mayors Speak to Reporters at Trump Tower
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    Mayors at Trump Tower

    Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett and Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin spoke to reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower after the delegation of officers from the U.S. Conference of Mayors…

  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for urban viewers to respond to the question, “What is your message to Washington, D.C.?” The topic was drawn from President-elect Donald Trump’s statement that his…

  • Washington Journal Linda Sprague Martinez on Wellness of Urban Minority Youth
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    Wellness of Urban Minority Youth

    Linda Sprague Martinez, an assistant professor at Boston University’s School of Social Work, talked by video from Boston about a report from the Center for Promise that shows young people…

  • emGhettoem
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    Professor Mitchell Duneier talked about his book, Ghetto: The Invention of a Place, the History of an Idea, about the origin and history of the “ghetto.”

  • Discussion Focuses on Technology in US Cities
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    Technology and Global City Planning

    Panelists talked about the world’s leading cities and how they were using technology to achieve success. Panelists, including speakers from the World Bank, Dell Computers and the U.S. Chamber of…

  • Governor Larry Hogan and Dallas Police Chief David Brown Address the National Urban League Conference
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    National Urban League, Luncheon Session

    Governor Larry Hogan (R-MD), Acting Social Security Commissioner Carolyn Colvin, and others delivered remarks at the National Urban League’s conference. They discussed issues facing African Americans…

  • African Americans and Urban History
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    African Americans and Urban History

    Historians and scholars discussed the history of African Americans in urban areas. Topics included black migration to cities, the rise of public housing, and barriers to black home ownership. This was…

  • emForm Design and the Cityem
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    Form, Design, and the City

    This film is a Reynolds Metals Company and American Institute of Architects documentary about plans to redevelop central Philadelphia with inspiration from Italian architecture. The film is…

  • Chicago Forum on Global Cities
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    Chicago Forum on Global Cities

    Panelists discussed world urbanization and how cities are dealing with politics, the economy, violence, innovation, and climate change. Gillian Tett moderated. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel made opening remarks.…

  • emSun Sin and Suburbiaem
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    Sun, Sin and Suburbia

    Geoff Schumacher talked about his book Sun, Sin and Suburbia: An Essential History of Modern Las Vegas, in which he describes the challenges Las Vegas faces and their similarities to those faced by other…

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