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Not another brick lump: Why Gehry gave the Weisman its iconic look

Not another brick lump: Why Gehry gave the Weisman its iconic look

Throughout 2017 we will celebrate 50 years on the air by sharing highlights from our archives, connecting Minnesota's past to its present.

This conversation between MPR News reporter Chris Roberts and architect Frank Gehry originally aired Nov. 20, 1993.

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What does Minnesota Public Radio mean to you?

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