Maxwell Lehman

Sunday, January 05, 1958

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Maxwell Lehman, Deputy City Administrator, answers questions.

Marvin Sleeper hosts.

Panelists: Ruth Corsnick and Jim Farrell.

Questions cover air pollution, traffic, water supply, etc. in New York City and suburbs.

Work on uniform traffic regulations in the tri-state area. Lehman believes that New York's geographic boundaries are at their limits, but the city is in its prime.

25 year problems forecast. He sees a cooperative agency to deal with traffic congestion, and water and air pollution. He believes this must be a cooperative effort for the tri-state area. Solutions for the folding commuter lines. Discussion of recreation areas.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 72041
Municipal archives id: LT7897


Ruth Corsnick, Jim Farrell, Maxwell Lehman and Marvin Sleeper


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Comments [2]

David Lehman from Atlanta


Mar. 20 2014 08:53 PM
Deb Lehman from GA

What an amazing and touching surprise to hear my grandfather's voice! Thank you....

Mar. 18 2014 05:49 AM

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