Columbia Launches David N. Dinkins Archives, Oral History Project. (Noteworthy News)
Columbia University has launched the David N. Dinkins Archives and Oral History Project, which will include an archive of Dinkins' official and personal papers and correspondence, an oral history of Dinkins' life, political philosophy and policy agenda, and a program initiative documenting the influences of Black political leaders on New York City and the national political arena.
Dinkins, New York City's first Black mayor, was elected in 1989 and lost his re-election bid to Rudolph Giuliani four years later.
The project was announced last month at the eighth annual David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum, sponsored by the School of …
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Publication information: Article title: Columbia Launches David N. Dinkins Archives, Oral History Project. (Noteworthy News). Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Black Issues in Higher Education. Volume: 19. Issue: 7 Publication date: May 23, 2002. Page number: 20. © 1999 Cox, Matthews & Associates. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
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