Film, Video Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted

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Title
Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted
Summary
Frederick Law Olmsted is best remembered for his landscape architecture, from New York's Central Park and Boston's Emerald Necklace to the grounds of the U.S. Capitol and the campus of Stanford University. Olmsted was also an influential journalist, an early voice for the environment and an abolitionist credited with helping dissuade England from joining the South in the Civil War. Justin Martin discusses his new book, "Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted."
Event Date
July 07, 2011
Notes
-  Justin Martin is a former staff writer at Fortune magazine, and his articles have appeared in publications including Newsweek, Money and the San Francisco Chronicle.
Related Resources
Center for the Book: http://www.read.gov/cfb/
Manuscript Division: http://www.loc.gov/rr/mss/
Running Time
1 hours, 8 minutes, 17 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
online text

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