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Mason B. Williams & Kimberly Phillips-Fein Discuss NYC

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Published on Jun 14, 2013

Historians Mason B. Williams and Kimberly Phillips-Fein have an expert's chat on the rise of New York City's empire. Listen to these masters of New York City at the Strand - another beloved piece of NYC history!

Columbia and Princeton historian Mason B. Williams's new book, City of Ambition, delves into the leaders and legions who worked tirelessly to make New York the hub of the world, from FDR and the New Deal, to La Guardia to Roosevelt and his "brain trust,"

Kimberly Phillips-Fein is an historian of twentieth-century American politics and professor of politics, business, and labor history at New York University. Her work has been published in places like Reviews in American History, and International Labor, and her book Invisible Hands: The Making of the Conservative Movement From the New Deal to Reagan is available through W.W. Norton.

June 13, 2013

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