• Federal Role in New York City Affairs
Federal Role in New York City Affairs
Federal Role in New York City Affairs
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Federal Role in New York City Affairs

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Collection: New School Associates event recordings

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Physical Audio
Type of Work
1/4 inch audio cassette
This audio recording is of a dinner forum held at the New School for Social Research on the topic of the role of the federal government in New York City affairs. Moderator R. Peter Straus begins the program and introduces Representative Theodore R. Kupferman (R), NY-17th district, who begins his remarks at 6:31 on the importance of federal intervention with regard to environmental pollution and violent crime. Straus introduces Representative William Ryan (D), NY-20th district, at 14:02 who begins speaking at 14:46 on the issues of anti-city bias and federal neglect of cities. At 27:04 Straus introduces Representative James Scheuer (D), NY-21st district, who begins remarks at 28:22 on the issue of federal funding of cities. At 46:48 Straus begins the question and answer period of the session, covering economic disparities between urban and rural areas, the importance of Head Start programs in urban education, issues of federal funding of parochial schools, local versus regional planning, state versus federal control of funds, leadership in democracy, the controversy over Representative Adam Clayton Powell Jr., the war in Viet Nam, and public housing.
December 9 1966
Related people
New School Associates. New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) (producer)
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997). Center for New York City Affairs (producer)
R. Peter Straus (moderator)
Theodore R. Kupferman (speaker)
William F. (William Fitts) Ryan (speaker)
James H. (James Haas) Scheuer (speaker)
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