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Stanley H. Lowell

Wednesday, August 21, 1963

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

Stanley H. Lowell, chairman of New York City's Commission on Human Rights. He discusses the major hurtles facing New York's fight against discrimination, primarily discriminatory hiring and unequal educational opportunities. He states the Unions must not be limited by race, but must be open to all in order to ensure equality - this he specifically relates to the construction trade


He also mentions Mayor Wagner's support of the upcoming March on Washington.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 70437
Municipal archives id: T231

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