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  • New York Citys 1975 Fiscal Crisis
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    New York City's 1975 Fiscal Crisis

    Author Kim Phillips-Fein talked about her book, Fear City: New York’s Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics. In the book, she recounts how faced with billions of dollars of debt,…

  • Discussion on Social Changes of the 1970s
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    Social Changes of the 1970s

    Panelists talked about the social changes of the 1970s, including the effects of Watergate and the Vietnam War, as well as the rise in divorce rates and drug incarceration. They spoke at…

  • America in the 1980s
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    America in the 1980s

    A panel discussion was held on 1980s and it’s definition as a historical period. The decade defined by the presidency of Ronald Reagan became a critical moment for both the political right and left. Daniel…

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    Invisible Hands

    Kim Phillips-Fein spoke about her book, Invisible Hands: The Making of the Conservative Movement from the New Deal to Reagan. In the book she recounts a history of the modern-day…