The cost of good intentions: New York City and the liberal experiment, 1960-1975
Examines public policymaking in New York during and after the zenith of the great liberal experiment, from Robert Wagner's third term through John Lindsay and Abraham Beame to Edward Koch and the return of fiscal conservatism
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