David Dinkins Selects 10/29

October 29, 2013

00:00 - Expansion of the Assembly, Dinkins running 1st term
00:41 - Anecdote about Percy Sutton, SEEK Program and Public Service
02:01 - From borough president to running for Mayor
03:52 - Running for Mayor and being the underdog
05:51 - Crime decreasing and the myth of "crime ridden Dinkins era"
07:12 - "The End of Dinkins, political career ruined" to becoming City Clerk for 10 years
09:27 - Encouraging students to have an interest in public policy
09:56 - Elected officials rise to the occasion, congress needs a blueprint
10:29 - Writing the book, writing what happened
11:41 - Writing his version of history via his book