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
Origin Information
1994
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
Also In
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-btgr-n088
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.