Video — 1 streaming video file (57 min.) : digital, sd., col.
Scott Simon interviews a group of inspirational environmental activitists from various backgrounds who are dedicated to the greening of Chicago. Includes bonus footage, teachers' guide and resource material.
Video — 1 videodisc (44 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (7 p. ; 19 cm.)
Originally shown at the 1939 World's Fair, this classic show comments on four types of cities: New England town, the unplanned industrial community, a crowded metropolis and the decentralized community.
Video — 1 streaming video file (567 min.) : digital, sd., col.
This film highlights Phildelphia's vast network of community-based volunteer organizations as well as the Neighborhood Transition Initiative working to bring about a rebirth to the city. David Morse also interviews a group of inspirational environmental activitists from various backgrounds who are dedicated to the return of "Farmadelphia."
Video — 1 streaming video file (50 min.) : digital, sd., col.
Discusses the effects of the world's increasing urban population on the environment and on our quality of life. Addresses issues such as transportation, urban sprawl, socioeconomic divisions, and pollution. Looks at what sustainability means in locations as diverse as East L.A., Vancouver, Portland, and São Paulo and Curitiba, Brazil. Includes commentary by Jane Jacobs, Bill McKibben, Bill Rees, California senator Martha Escutia, and John Ryan.