TITLE

CAUSE FOR ALARM

AUTHOR(S)
Loew, Karen
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
New Yorker;1/5/2004, Vol. 79 Issue 41, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on musician Aaron Friedman's campaign for the banning of car alarms in New York City. Factors that influenced Friedman's decision to launch the campaign; Strategies used by Friedman to convince the authorities that car alarms are useless.
ACCESSION #
12013294

 

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