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Yul Kwon

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The Rebirth of American Manufacturing

(4) Comments | Posted May 1, 2012 | 4:46 PM

Before I began filming the final episode of America Revealed, the four-part miniseries on PBS that examines the vast systems that make our modern lives possible, I assumed that any effort to assess the state of American manufacturing would be a sobering, if not downright depressing, exercise. Like a lot...

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Waste and the Great American Energy Machine

(4) Comments | Posted April 23, 2012 | 3:35 PM

When I was out in the Cook Islands, on my way to winning the 13th season of the television series Survivor, I made several misguided attempts to build a fire by rubbing two sticks together. It usually didn't work out so well. After investing a few hours' worth of blood,...

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Our Nation's Travel Infrastructure And How It Works

(0) Comments | Posted April 17, 2012 | 12:15 PM

Like many Americans, I've benefited all my life from our nation's extraordinary travel infrastructure: from riding the New York City subway system with my family as a child in Queens to riding BART during high school in the San Francisco Bay Area, from taking Metro-North Railroad from Yale Law School...

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