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Fordham Conversations: The Accidental Playground

by Chris Williams
Brooklyn waterfront park.

Daniel Campo

Today on Fordham Conversations we’ll talk to Daniel Campo, author of The Accidental Playground out now from Fordham University Press. It’s about what happened when Brooklyn residents gathered at the Brooklyn Waterfront, which was then an unofficial, do-it-yourself park. He talks about how the "unpark" was used in the late 90s and early 2000s and how it's changed since state officials got involved. 

Fordham Conversations: Mark Street and "Hasta Nunca"

by Chris Williams
Rufo Martinez in Hasta Nunca

Rufo Martinez in Hasta Nunca, photo courtesy of Mark Street

This week on Fordham Conversations we talk to Mark Street about his film Hasta Nunca and how it was made. The film tells the story of a middle aged DJ in Uruguay who hosts a call-in radio show. Throughout Hasta Nunca, people reveal their secrets and insecurities on air. 

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