History of New York City

Mike Wallace talked about how the history of today would be interpreted in the future and making history a vital piece of current… read more

Mike Wallace talked about how the history of today would be interpreted in the future and making history a vital piece of current education. He talked about the history of the preservation of public history in New York City and about his own career and the historical and public policy issues with which he had dealt. 

Michael Wallace is the co-author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning bok Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898. Mike Wallace is a distinguished professor of history at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, part of the City University of New. York, where he founded the Gotham Center for New York City History. His most recent book, A New Deal for New York, examines the future of post-September 11 New York City in the light of its past.

This was a featured program on Friday, August 28, 2009, at 1:30 p.m. ET at the American Association for State and Local History Annual Meeting, “Making History a 21st Century Enterprise,” held Wednesday, August 26, 2009 - Saturday August 29, 2009, at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • D. Stephen Elliott President and CEO New York State Historical Association
  • Mike Wallace Founder and Chair Gotham Center for New York City History->Advisory Board

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History of New York City

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Program ID:
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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
First Aired:
Sep 19, 2009
Last Aired:
Sep 20, 2009

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  • Sep 19, 2009 | 2:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 19, 2009 | 8:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 20, 2009 | 2:24am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 20, 2009 | 8:24am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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