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EasySpeak With Host Doug Knott

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Join Doug Knott as he talks to Lewis MacAdams MacAdams was born in San Angelo, Texas[2] and graduated from Princeton University in 1966. He is the author of a dozen books and tapes of poetry, and his poems have appeared in many anthologies. In 2001, he published his Birth of The Cool, a cultural history of the idea of cool. As a journalist, MacAdams has been a contributing editor of the L.A. Weekly and has written regularly on culture and ecology for Rolling Stone, Men’s Journal, L.A. Times, and Los Angeles Magazine. [3] As a political activist, MacAdams is a cofounder of Friends of The Los Angeles River (FoLAR) established in 1985 (and has served as Chair on their Board of Directors). FoLAR has been damscharacterized by MacAdams as a "40 year art work" to bring the Los Angeles River back to life. In the years since, he has become the River’s most