The Resource A Conversation with Robert Moses : From NBC's Wisdom Series, NBC News, (evideo)

A Conversation with Robert Moses : From NBC's Wisdom Series, NBC News, (evideo)

Label
A Conversation with Robert Moses : From NBC's Wisdom Series
Title
A Conversation with Robert Moses
Title remainder
From NBC's Wisdom Series
Statement of responsibility
NBC News
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Over a desktop model of the Manhattan Bridge, Robert Moses speaks from his Babylon office in this 1959 NBC interview. Moses talks with landscape architect Gilmore D. Clarke about urban planning, its implementation, and its political and financial dimensions. Readily acknowledging his reputation as an undiplomatic figure, Moses advances his notion that planners are people who make "pretty pictures" and propose plausible, attractive ideas, but they are not people who get things done. He discusses Jones Beach, the Lincoln Square slum-clearing project, and Manhattan public art installations. Further discussion centers on planning in other cities, particularly Flint, Michigan, and Los Angeles, as well as conflicts he has observed between reform-minded and status quo politicians and planning challenges experienced by western European societies
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
9 & up
Language note
Closed-captioned
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
  • NBC News
Runtime
29
Series statement
The Wisdom Series: From the NBC Archives
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Moses, Robert
  • Architecture
  • Industries
  • Postwar reconstruction
  • World politics
  • United States
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
A Conversation with Robert Moses : From NBC's Wisdom Series, NBC News, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=43388
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 03, 2010
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Robert Moses: Physical Planner (1:08) -- Contribution and Role of Planning (3:09) -- Robert Moses: Limited Objectives and Criticism (4:58) -- Robert Moses on Progressive Planning (1:44) -- Diplomacy in Business (3:37) -- Education and Art in Planning (2:14) -- Leadership Brings Accomplishment (2:04) -- Los Angeles: City Without Heart (1:50) -- Reconstructing Western Europe (1:48) -- Planning and Population (1:41) -- Robert Moses on Philosophy and Reformers (2:57) -- Wrap Up and Credits: A Conversation with Robert Moses - From NBC's Wisdom Series (1:49)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (29 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 43382s
  • 43388
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100043388
  • 100043388
  • (OCoLC)811356672
System details
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
  • Mode of access: Internet
Video recording format
other
Label
A Conversation with Robert Moses : From NBC's Wisdom Series, NBC News, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=43388
Publication
Note
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 03, 2010
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Robert Moses: Physical Planner (1:08) -- Contribution and Role of Planning (3:09) -- Robert Moses: Limited Objectives and Criticism (4:58) -- Robert Moses on Progressive Planning (1:44) -- Diplomacy in Business (3:37) -- Education and Art in Planning (2:14) -- Leadership Brings Accomplishment (2:04) -- Los Angeles: City Without Heart (1:50) -- Reconstructing Western Europe (1:48) -- Planning and Population (1:41) -- Robert Moses on Philosophy and Reformers (2:57) -- Wrap Up and Credits: A Conversation with Robert Moses - From NBC's Wisdom Series (1:49)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (29 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 43382s
  • 43388
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100043388
  • 100043388
  • (OCoLC)811356672
System details
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
  • Mode of access: Internet
Video recording format
other

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