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John Anderson addresses the convention of the Urban League
8-4-1980
John Anderson addresses the convention of the Urban League. Anderson cites his role in passing fair housing legislation Broadcast on PBS


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Birch Bayh discusses New York City's financial problems
10-31-1975
Birch Bayh discusses New York City's financial problems. Bayh says that federal support for New York City is unpopular, but that a worthy national leader would not follow public opinion and take the easy way out Broadcast on CBS-TV


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Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Henry Cisneros addresses the 1993 meeting of the National League of Cities
3-8-1993
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Henry Cisneros addresses the 1993 meeting of the National League of Cities on the challenges that face him and the audience. He describes what he saw during the Los Angeles riots of the previous year.


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In a press conference following his naming of Jack Kemp as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Bush answers questions about nuclear energy
12-19-1988
In a press conference following his naming of Jack Kemp as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Bush answers questions about nuclear energy, privatization of inner city housing, attitudes toward Yasser Arafat, the introduction of "new faces" into the cabinet, and the amount of money he intends to put into housing programs with Jack Kemp. Kemp tells of his intention to work for adequate housing for the homeless as well as on affordable housing for the other classes.


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Jimmy Carter Proclaims The Federal Loan Intended To Help Raise New York City From Bankruptcy
8-9-1978
Jimmy Carter proclaims the federal loan intended to help raise New York City from bankruptcy.


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Gerald Ford Speaks Before the National Press Concerning NYC Bankruptcy
10-29-1975
Excerpt from a speech by Gerald Ford before the National Press Club concerning the bankruptcy of New York City and the attitude of the Federal government.


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Gerald Ford Speaks on New York's Economic Difficulties and the Government's Response
10-30-1975
Gerald Ford tells a southern California Republican audience that he will not knuckle under and give handouts to the city of New York.


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John Tower says New Yorkers continue to live high off the hog and do not deserve to be bailed out by Congress
10-22-1975
John Tower says New Yorkers continue to live high off the hog and do not deserve to be bailed out by Congress.


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Morris Udall speaking on The Humane City
9-10-1975
Morris Udall speaking on The Humane City. He says we have reached the end of cheap plentiful oil and massive growth and must now return to the cities and make the work.


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Carla Anderson Hills Speaks on the Growth of Suburbs
9-10-1975
Carla Anderson Hills speaks on The Humane City. Broadcast on NPR September 10, 1975. Speech concerns the growth of suburbs and methods to counteract it on National Town Meeting on the Air.


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Carla Anderson Hills Discusses a New Housing Bill
6-29-1975
Carla Anderson Hills discusses the new Housing Bill. Broadcast on CBS-TV June 29, 1975. Hills explains why her department delayed acting on financing home-building until that bill came out of Congress on Face the Nation.


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Edward Kennedy addresses the convention of the Urban League. Kennedy outlines the separate but equal status of blacks.
8-4-1980
Edward Kennedy addresses the convention of the Urban League. Kennedy outlines the separate but equal status of blacks.


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Senator McIntyre votes to give federal funding to New York City.
10-22-1975
Senator McIntyre votes to give federal funding to New York City.


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Hull-House
1-1-1896
Hull-House (Chicago).
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Jane Addams
1-1-1889
Jane Addams seated in a rocking chair at Hull House during its first winter, 1889-90. From the author's collection.
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