The Super

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Reporter Jack Hitt tells the story of how he helped organize tenants and threaten a rent strike in a New York City building back in the 1980s. The situation got pretty ugly. Mobster ugly. Stories of the mysterious hold supers have on their buildings, or their buildings have on them.

Learn more or listen again to this week's episode, which originally aired on January 6, 2007

Photo: Kelly Sims



Ira Glass