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Title

Bringing the River to the People: 27 Years of Poetry and Politics along the Mighty Los Angeles River

Authors

Lewis MacAdams

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

4-5-2014

Disciplines

Environmental Policy | Poetry | Urban Studies and Planning

Abstract

Lewis MacAdams, poet and founder of Friends of the L.A. River, opens an artistic-literary performance account of the modern issue of the L.A. River vs. flood control channel of the 1930s with the founding of Friends of the L.A. River in the mid-1980s to today.

Comments

MacAdams' presentation was part of The L.A. River: Past, Present, Future: A conference funded by the Mellon Elemental Arts Grant held at Pomona College, Smith Campus Center, Rose Hills Theatre. George Gorse, Viola Horton Professor of Art History at Pomona College and conference organizer, introduces the conference and first speaker.

DOI

10.5642/lar/2014.01

Rights Information

© 2014 Lewis MacAdams

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