Stanley M. Isaacs

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

Isaacs, member of the New York City Council, discusses the City Council and city government.

Moderated by Jay Nelson Tuck.

Panelists: Stan Siegel, Lillian Affan, and Kevin McGrath


The City Council could change, but there be a representative group with grass roots. Proportional representation was a far better system for electing representatives. Parties have no right to exist as parties in the city administration. Responds to suggestions the NYC secede from the state. Scandal in the borough presidents' offices published by the New York Post. Believes the government could say well over $100 million if city employees worked harder. Hospital strike.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 72093
Municipal archives id: LT8466