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SEPT | OCT 2009

A Hymn to the Parks
Dayton Duncan C’71 sees the national parks as the “Declaration of Independence applied to the landscape.” Now he and Ken Burns have made an epic movie about them. By Samuel Hughes

In the Spotlight

Penn’s thriving arts-and-culture scene takes center stage this year as the University and Philadelphia team up for Arts & the City Year.  Plus: Homecoming embraces its artistic side. By Molly Petrilla

Disney’s Channeler
Mixing up-to-the-minute marketing techniques, tried-and-true entertainment formulas, and engaging young stars and stories, Disney Channels Worldwide President Richard Ross C’83 is helping ensure that the company remains supreme in the kid-entertainment universe. By Robert Strauss



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Last modified 7/28/09


Volume 108, No.1
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David Goldin


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