January 24, 2018 at 7:15 pm

“The Man with the Sawed-Off Leg and Other Tales of a New York City Block” provides an intimate look at the stories behind, and inside, seven buildings located on one Upper West Side block. Author Daniel Wakin is here to share the details on his new book that explores New York City history during the first 50 years of the 20th Century.

Aired on January 24, 2018. 


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