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Book Talk: People before Highways
Start Date: 10/16/2018Start Time: 12:15 PM
End Date: 10/16/2018End Time: 1:30 PM

Event Description:

Author Karilyn Crockett will discuss her book People before Highways, focusing on the grassroots movement that derailed a governmental plan to build multiple highways circling and cutting through the heart of Boston during the 1950s. Light refreshments will be served.

Crockett is an independent scholar and director of economic policy and research for the City of Boston. She holds a PhD in American studies from Yale University.

Location Information:
Boston Campus - Stahl Center (73 Tremont)  (View Map)
73 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108
Room: Poetry Center, Sawyer Library, 3rd Floor
Contact Information:
Name: Julia Howington
Phone: 617.305.6293
People Before Highways book cover
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