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Nelson A. Rockefeller

Issues Tanks: The Empire State's Evolving Industry

WFUV's Issues Tank Project takes a deeper look at the history and future of the manufacturing industry in New York

In the 1950s, there were over two million manufacturing jobs in New York—the once hub of American Industry. But as early as 2009, only 25% of those jobs still existed as technology improved and companies relocated elsewhere.