Streams

Backstory: Senator Pedro Espada's Early Political Career

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Before he was one of the most powerful people in the New York State Senate, Pedro Espada started his political career with a fringe political group called the New Alliance Party. The NAP has long since disbanded but many of its members are now part of the active New York Independence Party. On today’s Backstory we’ll talk to City Hall reporter Sal Gentile about Senator Espada's early days campaigning in the Bronx.

Hear last week's Underreported segment on the New York Independence Party here.

Read Sal Gentile's article on Senator Espada here.

Guests:

Sal Gentile
News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
Get the best of WNYC in your inbox, every morning.

Comments [1]

ny citizen

OK this is very interesting.

Jul. 23 2009 01:23 PM

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.