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This edition: John Lindsay, New York, and the American Dream

Episode Details

Original tape date: March 20, 2014.

First aired: June 16, 2014.

The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College brings together scholars, politicians, journalists, writers, public officials - many who served in Mayor Lindsay's administration - to talk about John Lindsay and the Lindsay Years (1966-1973). In this 90 minute CUNY TV Special, panelists review and analyze the Lindsay legacy formed..."in a time of dramatic changes in government, economics, demographics, and law."

Guest List

Lilliam Barrios-Paoli Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Affairs, New York City Government

Vincent Cannato Associate Professor, History, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Lizabeth Cohen Prof. American Studies/Dean, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University

Sid Davidoff Fmr. Special Assistant to Mayor Lindsay, Davidoff Hutcher & Citron, LLP, New York City Government, Attorney

Ronnie M. Eldridge NYCity Government, Television Host, Fmr. Special Assistant to Mayor Lindsay, “Eldridge & Co.”

Peter C. Goldmark. Jr. Fmr. Chief of Staff to Mayor Lindsay, Conservation, NYC Government, Independent Consultant

Jay Kriegel Fmr. Chief of Staff to Mayor Lindsay, Senior Advisor, NYC Government, Related Companies

Errol Louis Political Anchor, Host, Inside City Hall (NY1)

Jennifer J. Raab President, Hunter College/CUNY

Richard Ravitch “So Much To Do”, Former Lieutenant Governor, Author, NYState Government

Sam Roberts Correspondent, Host, The New York Times, NYTimes Close Up

Dr. Joseph P. Viteritti Chair, Urban Affairs and Planning/Thomas Hunter Professor of Public Policy, Hunter College/CUNY