As New Yorkers commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11, they are also contemplating how to recover from covid-19. After 9/11, New York came back stronger—so what lessons can the city’s leaders learn from that success to help the city bounce back today?
00:00 Can New York learn from 9/11?
00:33 Remembering 9/11 with Jon Fasman
02:45 Rebuilding after 9/11
06:48 Supporting small businesses during the pandemic
09:28 The age-old problem of racism
11:34 The challenge of the rich leaving New York
12:16 The challenge for New York’s new leaders
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