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What Makes a City: The Sacred Center (1993)
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1993  |
| English
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    Gail Thomas with the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture welcomes attendees to the conference
    Ruminating on the year's theme
    Thomas introduces author Jane Jacobs and journalist Lee Cullum
    Cullum conducts an interview with Jacobs, who talks about what makes an area flourish or decay
    Jacobs evaluates the strengths of downtown Dallas
    The undergrowth of suburbs
    On the role of city-states
    Jacobs explains her concept of "import replacements"
    Dallas exports, including Dr Pepper
    The ineffectiveness of unearned imports, such as government largesse
    Callum asks Jacobs how to best assist former Soviet states
    The commerce versus the guardian system
    Cooperation as the master virtue