Urban Economics

Mayor Michael Bloomberg talked about what big cities like New York have done and can do to keep themselves strong during the current… read more

Mayor Michael Bloomberg talked about what big cities like New York have done and can do to keep themselves strong during the current economic downturn, and he responded to questions submitted by audience members.

He also talked about his experience in the past week in the wake of the decision by the Federal Reserve to lend up to $85 billion to American International Group to avert its collapse, Lehman Brothers' move to declare bankruptcy, the Bank of America’s purchase of Merrill Lynch for $50 billion, and other recent financial troubles. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Urban Economics

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Program ID:
281174-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 17, 2008
Last Aired:
Sep 20, 2008

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  • Sep 17, 2008 | 11:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 18, 2008 | 6:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 20, 2008 | 3:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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