Staten Island: Two Views on the Forgotten Borough

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Richard Flanagan, associate professor at the College of Staten Island and co-author of Staten Island: Conservative Bastion in a Liberal City, and Sarah Henry, chief curator at the Museum of the City of New York host of the exhibition From Farm to City: Staten Island 1661-2012, discuss Staten Island's unique social and political history.

→ More on the (probably apocryphal) story that Staten Island's fate was decided by a boat race, from The New York Times in 2007, thanks to the Manhattan Sailing Club when they restaged the race.