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Shut Off Your Engines Please: One Man’s Mission (6.20.2013)

Host Dick Gordon speaks with New Yorker George Pakenham, who asks idling drivers to shut off their engines. Also in this show: Garret Ean likes to drop quarters in expired parking meters – not just out of kindness, but to prevent the city from making money on parking tickets; and long-time Detroit arts patron Harriet Berg talks about meeting Mexican muralist Diego Rivera and her city’s underground art lovers.


"Satisfied" by Clothesline Revival; "Shut Up" by Apollo Cobra; "As Above, So Below" by Tom Tom Club; "Drive" by Tycho; "Night Heron" by David Schulman

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