Dinkins looks back

If you have a little time, Brian Lehrer’s interview today with an unusually unguarded former New York Mayor David Dinkins is worth the listen.

Dinkins, who was elected New York’s first black mayor 20 years ago, looks back on a legacy shadowed by his having, as he puts it, "screwed up" the Crown Heights riots, and reflects on the fact that Crown Heights will be in the lead of his New York Times obituary.

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