Elders by the Bay

Jul 1, 2012

Host Lauren Meltzer takes listeners back in time to listen to the stories of three Bay Area pioneers whose initiatives and actions influenced the cultural, technological and environmental landscape of the Bay Area.  In an hour documentary, Meltzer interviews: ·       Julius Blank - one of the founders of Silicon Valley·       Sylvia McLaughlin - who helped push legislation to stop the San Francisco bay from being developed into water front property·       Frank Jackson - legend and pioneer of the Fillmore jazz era The conversations will reveal that despite working in different sectors, the three  pioneers have some things in common – passion, good timing and tenacity.  Originally broadcast 7/2/12 at 7pm, and 7/3/12 at 9pm, listen anytime by clicking on the soundfile above.