The Legacy of Gov. Hugh Carey

Monday, August 08, 2011

Wayne Barrett, Newsweek/Daily Beast contributor and a fellow at The Nation Institute, talks about how the liberal Democrat governor rescued New York from the brink of financial collapse in the 1970s.


Wayne Barrett

Comments [4]


If I remember correctly, David Paterson didn't get much better treatment from Wayne Barrett himself, particularly on WNYC.

And that's coming from a fan of Mr. Barrett's work (usually).

Aug. 08 2011 12:03 PM
Peter T. Daniels from Jersey City

There certainly is an entry for Hugh Carey in the Encyclopedia of New York City (2nd ed.), Wayne Barrett.

From which I discover he was born one year to the day after my mother.

Aug. 08 2011 12:02 PM
Mary Sachs from New York City

Mr. Barrett is evidently looking at an outdated edition of the Encyclopedia of New York History. The second edition, published in 2010, has a substantial entry on Hugh Carey on page 203.

Aug. 08 2011 12:02 PM

"He was a liberal and a democrat, I think we can be proud to say that."

One of so many comments during this segment and so many others that Jami Floyd has hosted that are appallingly biased. Oh, right, you're Jami Floyd - I don't have to take you seriously.

Aug. 08 2011 11:52 AM

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