Lizabeth Cohen is the Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies at Harvard University and the former dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She is the author of Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919–1939, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and winner of the Bancroft Prize, and A Consumers' Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America.
Meet the Author
October 2 - November 20, 2019
Meet Lizabeth Cohen, award winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist (Making a New Deal), as she discusses urban planner Edward J. Logue’s postwar ambitions for urban renewal, which she explores in depth in her new book, Saving America’s Cities: Ed Logue and the Struggle to Renew Urban America in the Suburban Age.
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Saving America's Cities
The story of the postwar American city as refracted through the life and career of the urban planner Edward J. Logue
In twenty-first-century America, some cities are flourishing...