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Chicago [videorecording] : city of the big shoulders / Media & Policy Center Foundation ; Oregon Public Broadcasting ; executive producers/producers, Harry Wiland, Dale Bell ; director, Harry Wiland ; writer/producer/editor, Beverly Baroff.

Other Title:
City of the big shoulders [videorecording]
Edens lost and found [videorecording]
Subtitle on container: How ordinary citizens are restoring our great American cities [videorecording]
Edition:
Widescreen.
Publication:
Santa Monica, CA: M&P Center Foundation ; [Portland, Or.]: Oregon Public Broadcasting, c2006.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (57 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Urban ecology (Sociology) -- Illinois -- Chicago.
City planning -- Environmental aspects -- Illinois -- Chicago.
City planning -- Citizen participation.
Environmental policy -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Sustainable architecture -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Public spaces -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Urban beautification -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Citizen participation.
Community development, Urban -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Sustainable development -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Volunteer workers in community development -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary television programs.
Language:
Closed captioned.
System Details:
DVD.
System requirements for DVD-ROM capabilities: IBM PC or compatible; Adode Acrobat reader and Microsoft Word; DVD-ROM drive.
Summary:
Scott Simon interviews a group of inspirational environmental activists from various backgrounds who are dedicated to the greening of Chicago. The 24-acre Millennium Park, City Hall Roof Garden, Green Roof Initiative, and an outdoor classroom and nature preserve at Elgin High School are among the projects highlighted.
Participant:
Host, Scott Simon.
Credits:
Director of photography, Jerry Pantzer ; original music composed by David Loeb & Gary Griffin.
Notes:
Videodisc release of the 2006 television program from the four-part series, Edens lost & found.
Special features: interview with Scott Simon (6 min.); Michael Howard's excellent adventures (5 min.); previews of other titles in the series.
DVD-ROM special features: Edens lost & found teacher's guide; Chicago action guide.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Martin and Margy Meyerson Accession Fund for the Built Environment Collections.
Contributor:
Wiland, Harry. , Producer, Director
Bell, Dale, 1938- , Producer
Baroff, Beverly. , Screenwriter, Producer, Editor
Simon, Scott. , Host
Media & Policy Center Foundation. , Producer
Oregon Public Broadcasting. , Producer, Distributor
Martin and Margy Meyerson Accession Fund for the Built Environment Collections.
OCLC:
70668054
Publisher Number:
826801847015
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