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"...The importance of going on and getting education for police" - An Oral History Interview with Mayor John Lindsay

Mayor Lindsay is interviewed in his Manhattan office on October 26, 1988 by Professor Jerry Markowitz for Educating for Justice, a history of John Jay College. Lindsay discusses the importance of accessible higher education, and educating police officers. He also maintains that higher education is a fundamental right and that it is an effective way to address strained relations between the police and local communities. He also thoughtfully considers the contentious issues surrounding Open Admissions and race relations in the city.

Source | Lloyd Sealy Library, Special Collections at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Educating for Justice Oral History Project
Creator | Markowitz, Jerry
Date Created | October 26, 1988
Interviewers | Markowitz, Jerry
Interviewees | Lindsay, John
Rights | Copyright Lloyd Sealy Library, Special Collections at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Educating for Justice Oral History Project
Item Type | Oral History
Cite This document | Markowitz, Jerry, “"...The importance of going on and getting education for police" - An Oral History Interview with Mayor John Lindsay,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed July 16, 2018, http://cdha.cuny.edu/items/show/2361.

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