Wade Graham

Pepperdine University

Guest

Wade Graham is an adjunct professor at the School of Public Policy at Pepperdine University, with a focus on urban and environmental policy. He is the author of American Eden: From Monticello to Central Park to Our Backyards: What Our Gardens Tell Us about Who We Are and Dream Cities: Seven Urban Ideas that Shape the World.

Wade Graham on KCRW

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