Special Guest: Rebecca Solnit
Saturday, April 24, 2004
Kurt Andersen and the historian Rebecca Solnit get seduced by the cultural landscape of the American West.
Rebecca Solnit has dedicated her career to the American landscape. She helped re-photograph the sites made famous by Ansel Adams, to see how the Western vistas have changed. As a writer, art critic, curator, and political activist, she's explored land from Yosemite National Park to Nevada 's nuclear test sites. Solnit is the author of Savage Dreams: A Journey into the Landscape Wars of the American West, as well as Wanderlust and Hollow City.