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Kenneth and Sarah Vaux discuss landscape architect Calvert Vaux

BROADCAST: Mar. 19, 1982 | DURATION: 00:54:53

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Kenneth and Sarah Vaux discuss the father of landscape architecture Calvert Vaux and his influence on other landscape architects including Frederick Law Olmsted. Kenneth and Sarah focus their discussion on public parks and how these parks were a response against industrialization and served to provide a space for the working class to gather in nature. This program includes an excerpt of an interview with labor activist Edward Sadlowski discussing the working class’ interest in nature, books, theater, and music. Studs plays "Sunday in the Park" - Jack Carroll (1962) and "God Bless the Grass" - Pete Seeger (1966).