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Additional Resources: Bibliography

Additional resources on Ocean Hill-Brownsville 

Follow these links from around the web for more information on the Oceanhill-Brownsville controversy.

Gordon, Jane (2009). Ocean Hill-Brownsville Reexamined: When Black Power Collided with the Teachers Union

Kalenberg, Richard (2008). Ocean Hill-Brownsville: Unleashing American Liberalism

 Kahlenberg, Richard (2008) Ocean Hill-Brownsville at 40

Kifner, John (1996). Echoes of a New York Waterloo

Luce, Stephanie (2012). From Ocean Hill-Brownsville to Chicago: Learning from History

Podair, Jerald (2001). The Ocean Hill-Brownsville Crisis: New York’s Antigone 

Treiman, Daniel (2008). Al Shanker and the Strike of 1968

Read more about McGeorge Bundy, President of the Ford Foundation in 1968.

Listen to the 1968 radio show featuring Bernard Donovan, WOR – Martha Deane Pgm. N.Y. Teachers Strike

Watch original testimonials from Ocean Hill-Brownsville parents (1968), posted by the Museum of the City of New York).

Suggested Books:

Kahlenberg, Richard D. (2009). Tough Liberal Albert Shanker and the Battles over Schools, Unions, Race, and Democracy. Columbia University Press. ISBN 9780231134972.

Podair, Jerald (2002). The Strike that Changed New York. New Haven and London: Yale University Press. p. 288. ISBN 978-0300109405.

Pritchett, Wendell (2002). Brownsville, Brooklyn : Blacks, Jews, and the changing face of the ghetto ([Nachdr.] ed.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press. ISBN 0226684466.