December 9th, a NYC History Tour
Posted: Dec 9, 2014 | 3:05 PM
by Jared Goldstein
1975: President Ford approves a $2.3 billion loan to prevent New York City bankruptcy. We were two days away from defaulting on huge loan payments, saving us from bankruptcy.
Teens on my NYC group tours don't seem to understand NYC's transformations. They were born twenty five years after, brought up on glamorous NYC shows and movies, not Serpico, French Connection, and Taxi Driver, among others.