This transformative time when New York City became the capital of the world is captured here in myriad memories that create an often humorous, sometimes poignant, occasionally bitterÃ¢ÂÂbut always lovingÃ¢ÂÂtestament to the magical mystique of Manhattan. Includes interviews with Jimmy Breslin, Bill Gallo, Monte Irvin, Robert Merrill, Herman Badillo, Elaine Kaufman, Jerry Della Femina, Pauline TrigÃÂ¨re, Sirio Maccioni, Jane Jacobs, Saul Zabar, Margaret Whiting, and many more.
About: Experience the mosaic of mid-century Manhattan in this exuberant oral history that begins in the postâWorld War II years when the city came into its own, and ends in the mid-1970s when it nearly went bust.
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