WXCI Spectrum: Places Rated Almanac

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Description

1 Cassette (60 minute stock)

Abstract

Radio segment hosted by Herbert Janick and Barbara Obeda, of the WCSC Center for Urban Studies; David Savageau (author of Places Rated Almanac) interview.

Date

1982-11-13

Subject

Source

Herb Janick Papers, MS012

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Janick, Herbert F., Obeda, Barbara

Interviewee

Savageau, David

Duration

25 Minutes

Time Summary

0-10 min.
Places Rated Guide to New England, Why did you write it?, economic ratings, how did you research, Rand McNally, census material, standard metropolitan statistical areas, controversies with book release, avoided law suits due to raw data, why people move to cities.

10-20 min.
Top rated cities, comparing crime rates and pollution of major metropolitan areas, New Haven and West Haven, forecasting New England’s future based on Harvard and MIT studies, strengths of New England, higher education in New England.

20-25 min.
Outcomes of the book, what students should look for in living situations, push for development from east to west, closing words.

Citation

Janick, Herbert F. “WXCI Spectrum: Places Rated Almanac.” Herb Janick Papers, MS012. WCSU Archives, 10 July 2019. Accessed on the Web: 17 Nov. 2019.

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