Municipal Information Center Opening

Friday, December 15, 1939

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

Begins with Mayor La Guardia speaking (in progress) about unemployment and city aid for the unemployed. Asserts that paying for emergency relief will not lead to a deficit that exceeds the one he inherited. The press can only criticize the taxes if they have a better idea. Better and cheaper to do business in New York than in other communities. Property rehabilitation.

For the opening of the Municipal Information Center, located at Pershing Square.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 72234
Municipal archives id: LT901


Fiorello H. La Guardia


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