Shall We Abolish Proportional Representation?

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

Debate between George Hallett, Jr., of the Citizens' Union and the National Municipal League, and Abraham Kaplan, former state senator and chairman of the Repeal PR committee, regarding the finer points of proportional representation in the New York City Council. Moderated by Professor Joseph Kitchen, of the Department of Political Science at Queens College.

[Introduction calls this the inaugural episode of the fifth annual series, which could indicate that the date listed on the original catalog entry is incorrect by four years.]

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 69797
Municipal archives id: LT891