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Title The Pruitt-Igoe myth [videorecording] / Unicorn Stencil presents in association with The Missouri History Museum ; directed by Chad Freidrichs ; produced by Chad Freidrichs, Jaime Freidrichs, Paul Fehler, Brian Woodman ; script by Chad & Jaime Freidrichs

Publ Info [Columbia, Mo.] : Unicorn Stencil, [2011]
2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Audio-Visual  AV DEPT D7304.S2 P78 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in
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Contents Feature length (83 min.) -- TV length (53 min.)
Note Music by Benjamin Balcom
DVD; NTSC; region free; color; aspect ratio 16:9; stereo
Narrated by Jason Henry ; interviewees, Sylvester Brown, Robert Fishman, Joseph Heathcott, Brian King, Joyce Ladner, Ruby Russell, Valerie Sills, Jacquelyn Williams
"Destroyed in a dramatic and highly publicized implosion, the Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex has become a widespread symbol of failure among architects, politicians and policy makers. The Pruitt-Igoe Myth explores the social, economic and legislative issues that led to the decline of conventional public housing in America, and the city centers in which the projects resided, while tracing personal and poignant narratives of those who lived in them."--Disc container
Oxford Film Festival, 2011, Best documentary
LC subject Pruitt-Igoe (Housing project : Saint Louis, Mo.) -- History
Public housing -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- History
Low-income housing -- Government policy -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- History
Housing policy -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- History
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Add Author Freidrichs, Chad
Freidrichs, Jaime
Fehler, Paul
Woodman, Brian
Balcom, Benjamin
Henry, Jason
Unicorn Stencil (Firm)
Missouri History Museum
Alt Title Subtitle from disc container: An urban history
ISBN/ISSN 884501586733