Here’s a little bit of history, specifically the history of New York City. It’s only 8:28 out of your day; give it look.
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Things were both very different and very much the same in NYC a century ago, so there’s something to the adage, “The more things change, the more they stay the same.”
Interestingly – to me, at least – that adage, an epigram by Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr, was only 50 years old when the earlier clips in this video were shot.