John Lindsay, New York, and the American Dream
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College 


Thursday March 20, 2014
Program 5:00 PM 

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Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
East 68th Street
(btwn. Park and Lexington Avenues)
New York, NY 10065

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Join us for a special program to coincide with the publication of Summer in the City: John Lindsay, New York, and the American Dream, edited by Hunter College Professor Joseph P. Viteritti, examining the Lindsay legacy and its relevance to New York today.


Welcoming remarks by Jennifer J. Raab, President, Hunter College

Keynote address by Joseph P. Viteritti, Thomas Hunter Professor of Public Policy at Hunter College and editor of Summer in the City: John Lindsay, New York, and the American Dream

Panel I 
Assessing the Lindsay Legacy

  • Moderator: Sam Roberts, Urban Affairs Correspondent and Metro Matters, The New York Times
  • Lilliam Barrios-Paoli, New York City Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services
  • Vincent Cannato, Associate Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts, Boston 
  • Lizabeth Cohen, Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies and Dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
  • Richard Ravitch, Co-Chair of the State Budget Crisis Task Force; former Lieutenant Governor of New York (2009-2010)

Panel II 
Knowing Lindsay: The Man and the Times

This program is part of the Changing New York: 2014 and Beyond series,
a series which explores the social, cultural and political forces 
shaping New York in the 21st century.