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Audio file Excerpt: Governor Nelson Rockefeller’s first State of the State address, January 1959 (02:02)
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Description: Governor Rockefeller talks about New York's need for leadership that can achieve advances such as the Erie Canal, the Thruway, the St. Lawrence Seaway, etc., and about addressing emerging issues before they become problems, to better shape tomorrow.

Series: 13700-83, Audio and video tapes, 1951-1986, New York (State) Governor.
Identifier: NYSA_13700-83_rtr_1959-01-07A_edit1

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