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THE FUTURE ONCE HAPPENED HERE: New York, D.C., L.A., and the Fate of America's Big Cities

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A partisan yet sometimes penetrating analysis of urban America's decline. Siegel (History/Cooper Union) argues that ``policy wagers'' made in the 1960s have wreaked havoc in New York, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles. Rather than assimilating blacks into the community, guilt-ridden liberals decided that past injustices required recognition of black culture. At the same time, economic free markets ... Read full review

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