New film offers eye-opening look at New Jersey’s largest city — Rutgers Focus
New film offers eye-opening look at New Jersey’s largest city — Rutgers Focus - “The Once and Future Newark,” a documentary hosted by history professor Clement A. Price, premiered on NJN Public Television October 4 - The program follows Price as he tours the city with colleagues, visiting 18 historical, cultural, and, in some cases, uniquely Newark sites. These include Branch Brook Park (shown in a postcard view 1904), the Ironbound, Weequahic High School, the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, New Jersey Performing Arts Center NJPAC, Essex County Courthouse, and Rutgers’ Newark campus, where Price is Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor specializing in urban history, African-American history, and New Jersey and Newark history.
The film is available in DVD format only and may be purchased.