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American Paradise: How Our Nation Was Sold an Impossible Dream in Florida


12/07/15 - Florida’s development history is steeped in mass delusion, real estate collapse and catastrophic hurricanes. 

And a lax attitude about prohibition didn’t hurt. Monday’s Topical Currents is with distinguished historian Willie Drye His latest book on the Sunshine State is FOR SALE, AMERICAN PARADISE:  How Our Nation Was Sold an Impossible Dream in Florida.  That’s Topical Currents . . . Monday at 1pm.


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