On Today’s Show: A New Twist on Tie-Dye by Jennifer Parry Dodge; Neutra-Designed Public Housing That was Never Built

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Hand-dyed fabric in colors inspired by backyard flora and fauna, dries at Parry Dodge’s home; photo by Parry Dodge

Jennifer Parry Dodge has brought tie-dyeing into the digital age, while continuing a regional tradition of coloring with natural indigo and cochineal, a dye made from insects who feast on prickly pear fruits; Alissa Walker reports. Plus, Matt Holzman reports on the “Never Built” housing in Chavez Ravine, designed by Richard Neutra, that was halted through a combination of red-baiting and fears of a community being destroyed.