Gary Brechin: The Living New Deal

The Living New Deal has undertaken an ambitious rediscovery of the New Deal's forgotten legacy and has begun mapping the New Deal's accomplishments in California and now the United States. This projects is dedicated to cataloging the thousands of New Deal Structures and artwork in every state.

DR. GRAY BRECHIN IS AN HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHER, the author of Imperial San Francisco, a frequent radio and television guest, and a popular public speaker. He is currently a visiting scholar in the U.C. Berkeley Department of Geography and founder and project scholar of the Living New Deal Project.

DR. GRAY BRECHIN IS AN HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHER AND AUTHOR whose chief interests are the state of California, the environmental impact of cities upon their hinterlands, and the invisible landscape of New Deal public works. He received a B.A. in history and geography, a M.A. in art history, and a Ph.D. in geography from the University of California at Berkeley with which he has been closely associated for over forty years. He was the first director of the Mono Lake Committee and worked during the 1980s as journalist and TV producer in San Francisco.