Warren Moscow : "Racial Conflicts in Political and Governmental Fields"

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Is there racial voting? How much of it? Why? Who figures in to it? How many people in these groups?

Identifies four groups that vote along racial lines in NYC: Jews, Italians, Negroes, and Irish. But, there is no consistent trend of racial voting in New York.

Cites the election of 1919 and reviews voting counts for opposing parties to document voting along racial lines.

Question and answer session.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 69270
Municipal archives id: LT425