Citation
Rosen, Harold interview

Material Information

Title:
Rosen, Harold interview
Alternate title:
Harold Rosen interview Miami Beach Visual Memoir
Creator:
Miami Design Preservation League
Close-Up Productions
Publisher:
Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority (MBVCA)
Publication Date:
Language:
English

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Oral histories -- Miami Beach (Fla.)
Mayors--United States--Florida--Miami Beach
Politics and government -- United States -- Florida -- 20th Century
Spatial Coverage:
North and Central America -- United States -- Florida -- Miami-Dade -- Miami Beach
Coordinates:
25.7909385 x -80.1323601

Notes

Scope and Content:
Harold Rosen is an attorney who was Mayor of Miami Beach from 1973-1978. He talks about being a young attorney and hanging out with his friend Jesse Weiss, whose father owned Joe’s Stone Crab. He tells a funny incident there when he was dining with Jesse, J. Edgar Hoover, a frequent patron and Walter Winchell. He also talks about his friendship with Meyer Lansky and their frequent breakfasts at Wolfie’s. He recalls a scuffle during the 1972 Republican convention, the proliferation of gambling, the demolition of The Senator Hotel, the campaign against rent control, and Miami Beach political leadership. Other people mentioned are: Barbara Capitman, Rocky Pomerance, Arthur Godfrey, Estes Kefauver.
Biographical:
Date of Birth: 12-30-1925
General Note:
(Location) 407 Lincoln Road, Penthouse

Record Information

Source Institution:
Florida International University
Holding Location:
Florida International University
Rights Management:
In copyright
Resource Identifier:
FI14010452

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