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This series of audio documentaries—a production of KALW—explores the contours of change in San Francisco and the Bay Area. One corner, one person and one story at a time. THE INTERSECTION is produced by David Boyer.

This series of audio documentaries—a production of KALW—explores the contours of change in San Francisco and the Bay Area. One corner, one person and one story at a time. THE INTERSECTION is produced by David Boyer.
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San Francisco, CA

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This series of audio documentaries—a production of KALW—explores the contours of change in San Francisco and the Bay Area. One corner, one person and one story at a time. THE INTERSECTION is produced by David Boyer.

Language:

English


Episodes

Haight & Ashbury (1967)

6/30/2017
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Many assume the Summer of Love was the pinnacle of the Hippie movement. But the reality is a lot more complicated. KALW and THE INTERSECTION’s David Boyer dug into the archives of the 1960s and the memories of folks who were there. The goal: To separate the history and myths around the Summer of Love and it’s supposed epicenter, the corner of Haight & Ashbury.

Duration: 00:24:20


Coda - Magic Wand

2/25/2016
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"What would you do with a magic wand on this corner?" In the last of episode of the season, we ask folks passing throughGolden Gate Ave and Leavenworth in SF's Tenderloin to imagine what can be... Want to hear more? Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes at inter.ly/1lxMLFe

Duration: 00:06:42


05 - Change

2/18/2016
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The G word. Gentrification.This week, we look at changeon the corner ofGolden Gate Avenue and Leavenworth Street inSan Francisco'sTenderloin. And we hear why the Tenderloin will never be the next Mission. Want to hear more? Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes at http://inter.ly/1lxMLFe

Duration: 00:21:47


03 - Labor

1/28/2016
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"It's the home of the American Dream...right here on the corner of Golden Gate and Leavenworth." The hospitality union has been here for 40 years. And in the poorest neighborhood in San Francisco, UNITE HERE remains a sign of hope and possibility for the Tenderloin's new immigrants and working poor. Want to hear more? Subscribe to the podcast at inter.ly/1lxMLFe

Duration: 00:15:48


01 - Home

1/14/2016
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Welcome to THE INTERSECTION and to the corner of Golden Gate Ave and Leavenworth St in the Tenderloin. While the neighborhood has the highest density of kids and seniors in San Francisco, it's associated more with its many homeless residents. We'll hear from a woman who sleeps in a tent—and cooks—on the sidewalks. And another woman who found a home in an innovative supportive housing project just steps away from the corner. Want to hear more? Subscribe to the podcast at...

Duration: 00:20:49