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This edition: CUNY's First Fifty Years: Triumphs and Ordeals of a People's University

Episode Details

Original tape date: August 23, 2017.

First aired: September 19, 2017.

This widely-praised book traces the story of the nation’s largest urban university from its inception as CUNY in 1961 through the forces and events shaping it today. An in-depth conversation about negotiating access to higher education against a background of key influences in politics, government and education.

Guest List

Chet Jordan Instructor, Guttman Community College/CUNY

Dr. Anthony G. Picciano Professor, The Graduate Center/CUNY