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    How do Pennsylvania’s post-industrial cities reinvent themselves?

    A new Keystone Crossroads TV special explores communities reinventing themselves using historical legacies and new resources. 
    Pennsylvania’s rich natural resources and attractive river system have made it a hub of industry for centuries. These industries’ boom-and-bust cycles spurred rapid growth in cities, then just as quickly left those spaces behind.
     
    The “Keystone Crossroads: Changing Spaces” TV special explores communities reinventing themselves, using historic legacies or tapping new resources to stay relevant in the 21st century. The show premieres on WITF-TV Thursday, November 12 at 8:00 p.m.
     
    Listen to producer Diana Robinson and Dr. Allen Dieterich-Ward, a history professor at Shippensburg University, discuss the show on WITF-FM’s Smart Talk program.
     
    You can also see a trailer for the show, above. 
     
    Cities featured in this episode:
     
    ·         Williamsport
    ·         Jim Thorpe
    ·         Bethlehem
    ·         Pittsburgh
    ·         Philadelphia
     
    The program repeats on WITF-TV Sunday, November 15 at 6:00 p.m.  It airs on WQLN-TV in Erie November 19 at 7:30 p.m. Check your local listings to find it on other PBS stations throughout the state.

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