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How to Live in a City

1960's

How to Live in a City

How to Live in a City - 1964

Have you ever wondered what makes some cities better than others? In public access television pioneer George C. Stoney’s ‘How to Live in a City,’ the argument is that it all depends on the quality of the public space. New York City folk singer and architectural critic Eugene Raskin guides us through unique locales which […]

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Olympics in Tokyo

1960's

Olympics in Tokyo

Olympics in Tokyo - 1964

A short newsreel recounting the Olympics held in China’s uneasy neighbor Japan. Over 60 years ago, notice the absence of over-the-top corporate sponsorship and the lack of steroid enhanced wins.    

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Freedomland USA

1960's

Freedomland USA

Travel Time: Freedomland - 1963

Freedomland U.S.A. (usually just called Freedomland) was a short-lived, themed amusement park in the Baychester area in the northeastern part of the Borough of The Bronx, New York City. Its slogan was “The World’s Largest Entertainment Center” (later, “The World’s Largest Outdoor Family Entertainment Center”). Freedomland opened on June 19, 1960. It closed at the […]

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