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In the American Way

In the American Way

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In the American Way

Looks back at urban renewal in Louisville in the 1970s, including the destruction that was required to make way for new development, and at the opposition voices who argued that "quality of life" could not be measured by concrete. Prominent among them was Kentucky farmer and writer Wendell Berry.
S1 E6 Length 26:31 Premiere: 10.9.03 Rating: TV-G

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A wide-ranging look at Kentucky via material drawn from more than 20 films created by Al Shands in the 1970s. A KET production.

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Maestro (Part 1) - S1 E14

A portrait of Moritz Bomhard, who studied music at Leipzig and Juilliard, taught at Princeton, and in 1952 came to Louisville to create the Kentucky Opera.

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Maestro (Part 2) - S1 E15

A portrait of Moritz Bomhard, who studied music at Leipzig and Juilliard, taught at Princeton, and in 1952 came to Louisville to create the Kentucky Opera.

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In the Name of Progress - S1 E16

During the 1950s and '60s, Louisville lost much of its unique architectural heritage when old buildings and entire neighborhoods were torn down for high-rises, expressways, and "urban renewal." The reaction that emerged in the '70s was led by such critics as former mayor Charles Farnsley.

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Forgotten People, Forgotten Land - S1 E17

Suburban growth in the 1950s and '60s brought many problems to southwest Jefferson County, where poor zoning, a lack of services, and government neglect created frustration and resentment.

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A Symptom of the '70s - S1 E18

Louisville's public transportation system had once been a source of pride. But by the early 1970s, it was in terrible condition, and the buses were on the brink of stopping forever. The city seemed caught in a bureaucratic daze, unable or unwilling to take bold action to save the system.

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Can You Help Me? - S1 E13

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Earthmother - S1 E12

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Knee High to a Sculpture - S1 E11

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The Endless Wait - S1 E10

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Season 1

Whose Child Is This?

S1 E24 Length 29:00 Premiere Date 2.12.04

Tell Me Where It Hurts

S1 E23 Length 25:54 Premiere Date 2.5.04

All Your Parts Don't Wear Out at the Same Time

S1 E22 Length 28:52 Premiere Date 1.29.04

The Backside

S1 E21 Length 26:53 Premiere Date 1.22.04

Three To Make Ready

S1 E20 Length 25:54 Premiere Date 1.15.04

Valery and Galina Panov: In Tandem

S1 E19 Length 28:27 Premiere Date 1.8.04

A Symptom of the '70s

S1 E18 Length 26:50 Premiere Date 1.1.04

Forgotten People, Forgotten Land

S1 E17 Length 28:11 Premiere Date 12.25.03

In the Name of Progress

S1 E16 Length 28:08 Premiere Date 12.18.03

Maestro (Part 2)

S1 E15 Length 27:15 Premiere Date 12.11.03

Maestro (Part 1)

S1 E14 Length 28:34 Premiere Date 12.4.03

Can You Help Me?

S1 E13 Length 27:24 Premiere Date 11.27.03

Earthmother

S1 E12 Length 29:00 Premiere Date 11.20.03

Knee High to a Sculpture

S1 E11 Length 09:08 Premiere Date 11.13.03

The Endless Wait

S1 E10 Length 27:27 Premiere Date 11.6.03

Those Were the Days

S1 E9 Length 18:18 Premiere Date 10.30.03

A Time Remembered

S1 E8 Length 23:36 Premiere Date 10.23.03

With Hands and Heart

S1 E7 Length 26:48 Premiere Date 10.16.03

In the American Way

S1 E6 Length 26:31 Premiere Date 10.9.03

All We Are Saying/Reminiscence

S1 E5 Length 25:32 Premiere Date 10.2.03

The Craziest Thing You Ever Saw

S1 E4 Length 27:24 Premiere Date 9.25.03

Three for Kentucky (Part 2)

S1 E3 Length 25:39 Premiere Date 9.18.03

Three for Kentucky (Part 1)

S1 E2 Length 28:59 Premiere Date 9.11.03

A Dream Come True

S1 E1 Length 13:48 Premiere Date 9.4.03

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