Jane Jacobs, Rachel Carson and Betty Friedan 50 years later


Always provocative, sometimes angry and often funny, a lively panel of four prominent women— Roberta Brandes Gratz, Melissa V. Harris-Perry, Sally Helgesen and Urvashi Vaid— assessed the legacies of Jane Jacobs, Rachel Carson and Betty Friedan. On the 50th anniversary of the publication of  Jane Jacobs’ classic The Death and Life of American Cities, the women took issue with the premise that our world has changed fundamentally because of their ground-breaking books.

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