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This edition: Public Management and the Lindsay Years (1966-73), Pt. 8





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Episode Details

Original tape date: September 29, 2010.

This Baruch College series explores and assesses NYC Mayor John Lindsay’s initiatives in public management and the legacy of his leadership. This eight episode takes a look at programs the Lindsay Administration introduced to foster & recruit talent to the city. Stanley Litow, who was the Executive Director of the NYC Urban Corps during the Lindsay Years, moderates the discussion and explains the genesis of the Urban Corps. Sigmund Ginsburg talks about the early days of the NY Urban Fellowship Program, of which he was Founder & Director. Ilene Leff, a Management Consultant with McKinsey & Co. during Lindsay’s administration, discusses the managerial innovations and people talent of the Lindsay Years. Deborah Sale, Director of the Special Circular 90 program for Mayor Lindsay’s office, explains the beginning of the Board of Education’s High School Internship Program. An audience question & answer session follows. Baruch College President Emeritus and Professor Stan Altman frames the discussion.