A Good Run with Daniel Feldman

A Good Run with Daniel Feldman

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A Good Run Podcast offers pieces of political history as personally experienced by Dan Feldman, a New York State legislator between 1981 and 1998 and current professor.
12: Elizabeth Holtzman for Congress
Mar 28 • 28 min
A retelling of the against-all-odds campaign of Elizabeth Holtzman for Congress and Dan’s involvement in the underdog campaign. Hear how a toothpick eventually did topple the Washington Monument as the youngest woman to serve in Congress at the time (a…
11: John Lindsay for President
Feb 1 • 26 min
Leah and Dan reconvene for A Good Run episode about the “extremely unsuccessful presidential campaign” of John Lindsay. Travel with Dan through Indiana, Massachusetts and Florida and meet a wide variety of characters and personalities that defined Dan’s…
10: Allard K. Lowenstein
Jan 20 • 39 min
A Good Run returns with some Inauguration counter programming! Leah and Dan sit down to discuss Allard Lowenstein, and his many influences on Dan’s life and political history. In Dan’s own words: “I went to hear Al Lowenstein speak at the Institute of…
9: Liz Holtzman
Dec 8, 2016 • 34 min
A Good Run returns with an introduction to Elizabeth Holtzman, a candidate for State Committeewoman who became a significant influence on Dan’s political life. Dan recounts his first campaign with the future Congresswoman, as he wrote: “It was clear to me…
8: The Campaigns of 1969-70
Nov 22, 2016 • 33 min
A Good Run returns with Dan and Asher discussing the end of John Lindsay’s successful reelection campaign and the somewhat less successful campaigns led by Robert Morgenthau and Norman Adler. In describing the Morgenthau campaign, Dan writes: “We drove…
7: Re-elect John Lindsay for Mayor
Nov 1, 2016 • 31 min
Leah and Dan sit down to talk about Dan’s early involvement in the 1969 reelection campaign of New York Mayor John V. Lindsay. In Dan’s own words: “Years later, when I represented parts of southern Brooklyn in the Legislature, my Democratic district…
6: City Hall
Oct 18, 2016 • 35 min
Dan sits down with Asher to discuss how his increased political involvement created a closer relationship between himself and City Hall, leading ultimately to his participation in the Urban Fellowship program. In Dan’s own words: “The Fellowship would…
5: Columbia University, 1968
Oct 4, 2016 • 34 min
A watershed moment in student interaction with the police force in New York City is discussed as Dan recounts the days leading up to and following a clash at Columbia and his involvement. In Dan’s own words: “I was among the South Field protesters, but…
4: Henry Feldman
Sep 27, 2016 • 25 min
Dan discusses his father’s influence on all aspects of his personality and politics with Leah, covering aspects of life, community and personal drive. In Dan’s own words: “Charming, gentle in manner, and immensely likable, his personal style enabled him…
3: Rennie in Queens
Sep 20, 2016 • 31 min
An episode that dives into the ways Dan’s mom, Rennie, and his childhood influenced the way he saw politics in New York as it evolved over the decades. In Dan’s own words: “Years later, in the 1990s, Milton “Mike” Drucker, then an administrator at…
2: Reformers and Regulars
Sep 13, 2016 • 28 min
Dan sits down with Leah to discuss the beginnings of the modern political movement in New York and concepts of “reformers” and “regulars.” In Dan’s own words: “My own political history grew out of the reform movement, the idealistic wing of the Democratic…
1: Introduction
Sep 12, 2016 • 30 min
A Good Run begins with a good warm up, and in this inaugural episode, Daniel Feldman sits down with Asher to discuss his political upbringing and background. A Good Run Podcast offers pieces of political history as personally experienced by Dan Feldman, a…