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Guest Host: Susan Page
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- Kathy Madden vice president of Project for Public Spaces and director of the Urban Parks Institute
- Steve Coleman executive director of Washington Parks and People
- Peggy Stansbury coordinator for the "Great Urban Parks: Sustaining the Legacy" Conference and chair of the Baltimore Conservatory Association
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