Interview with James Kunstler

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Today’s interview is with James Howard Kunstler. Welcome to the blog. You and I have some semi-similar backgrounds … we were both journalists when we were young. Tell us something about yourself.

JKunstler Author picI was born and raised in Manhattan, except for a three-year interval in the Long Island suburbs between age 5 and 8. Went to the High School of Music and Art, where my poor academic record made it hard for me to get into college. Because the Vietnam War was on (and the military draft), I managed at the last minute to wiggle into a third-rate SUNY school (Brockport State) in the remotest corner of far western New York. Had a pretty good time there. Majored in theatre (show biz!) Liked being far away from the Big City! Liked small town life. After college, worked for the Boston hippie newspapers, then several daily newspapers as a so-called feature…

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