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January 29, 2005

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About the Show

With the pressures of globalization on wages and the impact of continued mechanization on jobs, America's decision makers are looking for new approaches to revitalization. Our guests this week represent the new breed of economic and community developers who are experimenting with fresh ideas and finding success.

As executive director of the , Kim Burnett has championed the cause of the nation's declining cities. Anthony Flaccavento is helping turn around one of America's most impoverished rural regions, Appalachia, with his work as executive director of . Their experience has lessons for cities everywhere.

Kim Burnett and Anthony Flaccavento are our guests this week on Smart City.

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