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Hearings regarding the construction of the Saint Lawrence Seaways. Testimony contradicting many of the given reasons for the construction of the seaway including as a method for shipping iron and as a necessity for national defense.
Mayor Impellitteri calls it the "most serious threat confronting the city of New York..."
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 69292
Municipal archives id: LT600