311: Sam Roberts

A reporter and editor for The New York Times for more than 30 years, he began at the Daily News, in the seventies, when the city faced financial collapse, terrorist bombs, a blackout, a psychotic serial killer, and Studio 54. “What a time to be city editor of a tabloid newspaper in New York!” He was 28. A conversation at the Center for Architecture.

Person: Jacob Riis
Place: The Daily News
Thing: this iron bolt
Randy’s Place: Teddy Roosevelt’s house

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