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#107: Philip Livingston (NY) - A Businessman Who Founded the Useful and Ornamental

October 10, 2022 Sherman Tylawsky
#107: Philip Livingston (NY) - A Businessman Who Founded the Useful and Ornamental
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Friends & Fellow Citizens
#107: Philip Livingston (NY) - A Businessman Who Founded the Useful and Ornamental
Oct 10, 2022
Sherman Tylawsky

When Philip Livingston helped found the New York Society Library in 1754, he wanted to create an institution that was "useful as well as ornamental." To what extent do we see that type of ambition in today's society? Learn how this Livingston family member played a role in the signing of the Declaration of Independence and his contributions to other leaders in the American Revolution.

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When Philip Livingston helped found the New York Society Library in 1754, he wanted to create an institution that was "useful as well as ornamental." To what extent do we see that type of ambition in today's society? Learn how this Livingston family member played a role in the signing of the Declaration of Independence and his contributions to other leaders in the American Revolution.

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NOTE: All views expressed by the host are presented in his personal capacity and do not officially represent the views of any affiliated organizations. All views by guests are solely those of the interviewees and may or may not reflect the views of the host or Friends & Fellow Citizens.