The Fiscal Crisis of the 1970s
October 7, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

A Crisis of Competence: The 1977 Mayoral Election and the Political Economy of the Fiscal Crisis
Jonathan Soffer, Assistant Professor, History, Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute

A Crisis in Progressive Politics: The Municipal Unions and New York City's Mid 1970s Fiscal Crisis
Michael Spear, PhD Candidate, Graduate Center, City University of New York

Liberalism and Public Opinion in New York City Since the Fiscal Crisis
Ester Fuchs, Professor, Political Science, Barnard College and Columbia University
Robert Y. Shapiro, Chair, Political Science, Columbia University

Judith Stein, Professor, History, City College and Graduate Center, City University of New York

Location: Graduate Center City University of New York 365 Fifth Avenue, between 34th & 35th Streets
Notes: This event is part of the Gotham History Festival.