Mayor Lindsay : Keep NYC Clean

Tuesday, August 23, 1966

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

Announcement of a program for cleaning the city and continuing the drive against litter and dirt in the street. Brief ceremony regarding "C Day" and Lindsay's work with cleaning the city: sanitation commissioner honors the Mayor with "Sanitation Man" distinction. Lindsay receives the award (a broom?) and speaks about the sanitation department, asks all citizens to be a "sanitation man."

Q&A follows. Discussion of budget, responses to budget claims by senators. Comparison of NYC budget to other cities. Federal tax increase. Supporting Rockefeller for re-election. Time off for city employees. Commitment to Vietnam versus commitment at home.

Speaker talks more about "C Day."

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 70545
Municipal archives id: T1080


John V. Lindsay


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