Florida Frontiers Radio Show #37

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Radio Show #37
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Save Space Project

Robin Fisher, commissioner of the Save Space Program; Pat Duggins, author of Final Countdown: NASA and the End of the Space Program; and Charlie Mars, president of the U.S. Space Walk of Fame, discuss the effects of NASA programs on Brevard County's economy.

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Roosevelt Bridge in Stuart

Sam Amerson, public works director for the City of Stuart, discusses the replacement of the Roosevelt Bridge in Stuart, which was built during the Great Depression.

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Excavation a Black Seminole Village

Archaeologists Dr. Terrance Weik of the University of Florida and Dr. Brent Wiesman of the University of South Florida describe the excavations at Peliklakaha, the largest known Black Seminole town, which was founded by runaway slaves in 1806.



Brevard Cultural Alliance

Brevard Cultural Alliance's mission is to build and sustain a dynamic and vibrant arts and cultural sector integral to Brevard County's quality of life.

Florida Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities

With funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, FHC grants primarily respond to the needs of local communities, but they often address topics of statewide interest.  FHC is particularly interested in projects that are collaborative, attract diverse audiences, encourage active participation from the public, and explore humanities topics and disciplines in interesting and engaging ways.

Program Date: 

21 Oct 2009

Segment Summary: 

SEGMENTS | Save Space Project | Roosevelt Bridge in Stuart | Excavation a Black Seminole Village