Oral history interview with Herman Badillo 1994

Oral history interview with Herman Badillo 1994

 

 

Name:
Badillo, Herman, 1929-2014 (Interviewee); Metzger, John (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with Herman Badillo 1994
Abstract:
Education and political career; experience as Commissioner of Housing and Relocation; views on urban renewal; negative impact of President James E. Carter on urban renewal projects; West Side Urban Renewal Project and frustrated efforts in South Bronx; problems with implementation of President Lyndon B. Johnson's War on Poverty programs; failure of educational system in New York City; Mayor Edward I. Koch's [Koch] decision to close Sydenham and Metropolitan Hospitals and political repurcussions in Puerto Rican and black communities; evaluation of Koch's tenure as mayor.
Collection Name:
Edward I. Koch administration oral history project
Subjects:
Politicians; Badillo, Herman, 1929-2014; Koch, Ed, 1924-2013; New York (N.Y.). Mayor
Format:
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
1994
Note (Biographical):
Former Deputy Mayor of New York City.
Note:
Interviewed by John Metzger on March 8, 1994.
Note (Provenance):
Herman Badillo, Gift 1994
Language:
English
Library Location:
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record:
13588884
Digital Project:
Time Based Media
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-btgr-n088