State of U.S. Cities

Mayor Emanuel Cleaver, D-St Louis, Missouri, the current president of the National Conference of Black Mayors, delivered the keynote address at… read more

Mayor Emanuel Cleaver, D-St Louis, Missouri, the current president of the National Conference of Black Mayors, delivered the keynote address at the organization’s annual meeting. In his remarks, he examined the policies which favor suburban growth over urban renewal in the inner cities and which contribute to the social and economic disintegration of U.S. cities. He stressed that this policy must be reversed in order to renew the hopes of people in the cities, which comprise such a large portion of the population. close

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Program ID:
80674-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Apr 27, 1997 | 12:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 28, 1997 | 2:32am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Apr 27, 1997 | 12:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 27, 1997 | 6:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 28, 1997 | 2:32am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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