New York Youth Board : Governor Dewey

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Recording begins with Dewey's speech (no intro), which touches on working with youth, curbing juvenile delinquency, and the State Youth Program. "In this industrial society of ours, we have followed our very special gifts to create a very special high living standard without a corresponding increase in individual responsibility. ...we haven't yet figured out how to increase a sense of parental or community or neighbor responsibility among ourselves or our children to a sufficient degree."

Includes a speech by an unnamed speaker. Some rough editing that cuts in to speakers.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 69690
Municipal archives id: LT865