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Mason Williams - City of Ambition: FDR, Laguardia, and the Making of Modern New York ♦

Jun 29 2013 3:30 pm
Jun 29 2013 4:30 pm

With the New Deal, local initiatives became major programs, and as FDR forged a partnership with La Guardia, New York became a showcase for progressive goals. Williams, a historian specializing in urban politics, focuses on the collaboration between the president and the mayor and looks at how it changed New York—and how Gotham, in turn, became a model for America’s urban future.
Beer and wine will be available.

ISBN-13: 9780393066913
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company, 5/2013

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