paradise lost http://wlrn.org en MIAMI: CITY OF THE FUTURE http://wlrn.org/post/miami-city-future <p></p><p>03/11/14 - Tuesday' s&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/TopicalCurrents"><strong>Topical Currents</strong></a> is with writer and journalist <strong><a href="http://finding-florida.com/">T.D. Allman</a></strong>.&nbsp; Twenty-five years ago, he wrote the landmark book, <strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Miami-City-Future-Revised-Edition/dp/0813049237"><em>MIAMI:&nbsp; CITY OF THE FUTURE</em></a></strong>. &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>1980s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was a period when Miami took many shots to the chin:&nbsp; as “paradise lost,” and a drug-riddled pariah among urban centers. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Twenty-five years later, </span>Allman<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has revised and updated the book.&nbsp; And still finds Miami a harbinger of an evolving America. &nbsp;His new book is <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Finding-Florida-History-Sunshine-State/dp/0802120768"><strong><em>Finding Florida:&nbsp;</em></strong></a></span><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Finding-Florida-History-Sunshine-State/dp/0802120768"><strong><em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The True History of the Sunshine State</span></em></strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">That’s </span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Topical Currents</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> . . . Tuesday at 1pm.</span></p><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 29035 at http://wlrn.org MIAMI: CITY OF THE FUTURE