NPR's Reinventing Cities: Lessons From Booker's Newark

July 21st, 2011

NPR

Reinventing Cities: Lessons From Booker’s Newark
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Talk of the Nation
[34 min 45 sec]

Guests:
Peter Trick, senior vice president, Booz Allen Hamilton
Cory Booker, mayor of Newark, N.J.

July 21, 2011

The challenges America’s cities face are daunting — crumbling infrastructure, unemployment, troubled schools and budget crises. But in those problems lie opportunities. As cities try creative ways to reinvent themselves, they’re developing solutions that the rest of the country can learn from.