1959: The Slums of New York City

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Woody Klein ’52

Woody Klein went undercover to investigate the appalling conditions in slum housing in some of the city’s poorest areas. His award-winning 11-part series and a subsequent book helped spur reform efforts in City Hall and beyond. 

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