CITY  LIFE

 

SIGHTS AND SOUNDS OF THE CITY

Neighborhoods:


NYC TV 25 on Demand: Cool in Your Code
http://nyc.gov/html/nycmg/nyctvod/html/home/home.html

Meet Philadelphia:
http://www.pbs.org/philadiary/interviews/index.html

Cities & Towns on About.com:
http://video.about.com/citiestowns.htm

Majora Carter discusses greening the ghetto:
http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/majora_carter_s_tale_of_urban_renewal.html

The Story of Brooklyn:
http://pbskids.org/bigapplehistory/media_players/building15.html

 

Public Housing:


Click on La Guardia Radio Programs:
Mayor La Guardia The Dreamer and the Doer: Health and Housing
http://www.laguardiawagnerarchive.lagcc.cuny.edu/defaultc.htm

CUNY Radio Podcasts: The Dreamer and the Doer: Health and Housing
http://www1.cuny.edu/forums/podcasts/?cat=37

 

Mass Protest:


Voices of the Civil Rights Movement:
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/getupstandup/flash_labor.html

1963 March on Washington:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/eyesontheprize/story/08_washington.html#video

1960 Non-Violent Protests:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/eyesontheprize/story/04_nonviolence.html#video

Riots in Detroit:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/eyesontheprize/story/13_detroit.html#video

Conflict in Chicago:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/eyesontheprize/story/24_housing.html#video

Labor Songs at labor-studies.org
http://www.labor-studies.org/laborsongs.php
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/getupstandup/flash_labor.html

“Union Maid”
http://www.labor-studies.org/Music/Union_Made.mp3

“Talking Union”
http://www.labor-studies.org/Music/talking_union.mp3

New York Times: A Video Report on Gay and Lesbian homeless youth
http://www.nytimes.com/packages/khtml/2007/05/17/us/20070517
_GAY_FEATURE.html

Queer Cultural Center Presents Audio and Video of GLBTQ Academics,
Performers and Activists
http://www.queerculturalcenter.org/Pages/Mad/MadIndex.html

 

Arts:


From the Top at Carnegie Hall:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/fromthetop/pages/

Live from Lincoln Center:
http://www.lincolncenter.org/asc_load_screen.asp?screen=lflc_video_vignettes

CUNY Radio Podcasts: Louis Armstrong: At Home in Corona
http://www1.cuny.edu/forums/podcasts/

CUNY Radio Podcasts: Peter Gelb: Take Risks to Succeed
http://www1.cuny.edu/forums/podcasts/?cat=8

 

Markets:


Take a tour of the Pike Place Market, Seattle
http://www.pikeplacemarket.org/frameset.asp?flash=true

 

Government:


CUNY Radio Podcasts: The Dreamer and the Doer:
The Rise of a Reformer
http://www1.cuny.edu/forums/podcasts/?cat=37

CUNY Radio Podcasts: The Dreamer and the Doer:
LaGuardia and the Physical City
http://www1.cuny.edu/forums/podcasts/?cat=37

 

Skyscrapers:


NYC TV on Demand: Secrets of New York; Blueprint
http://nyc.gov/html/nycmg/nyctvod/html/home/home.html

 

Parks:


CUNY Radio Podcasts: Civic Leader Diana Taylor Stresses the Importance of Parks
http://www1.cuny.edu/forums/podcasts/?cat=12

It’s my Park: NYC Dept. Of parks and Recreation:

http://nycgovparks.org/sub_newsroom/video/

NYC TV 25 on Demand: Blueprint: Central Park
http://nyc.gov/html/nycmg/nyctvod/html/home/home.html

 

Transportation:

CUNY Radio Podcasts: Transportation Expert Provides a View of the City in 2030
http://www1.cuny.edu/forums/podcasts/?cat=12

CUNY Radio Podcasts: Next Security Step in Subways
http://www1.cuny.edu/forums/podcasts/?cat=14

The Airport 1948:
http://www.archive.org/details/AirportT1948

A Great Railroad at Work, (Part III) 1942:
http://www.archive.org/details/GreatRai1942_3

Ken Burns on the Brooklyn Bridge:
http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/brooklynbridge/film/

 

World’s Fairs:


To The Fair (Pt 1) 1965:
http://www.archive.org/details/ToTheFairA

1964 New York World's Fair Report: Robert Moses Construction:
http://www.archive.org/details/1964NewY1961



Education: (Fiorello H. La Guardia: Urban Reformer)

CUNY Radio Podcasts:
CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein Talks Education Reform
http://www1.cuny.edu/forums/podcasts/?cat=12

CUNY Radio Podcasts: Education Consultant Assesses City
Schools Reorganization
http://www1.cuny.edu/forums/podcasts/?cat=12

CUNY Radio Podcasts: Crime Scene Experience
http://www1.cuny.edu/forums/podcasts/

 

Workers:


CUNY Radio Podcasts:
The Dreamer and the Doer: LaGuardia and Organized Labor
http://www1.cuny.edu/forums/podcasts/?cat=37

 

 

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