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McCall Reflects on Historic Career

June 28, 2019

H. Carl McCall was the first African-American elected to a statewide office when he ran for comptroller and the first to be nominated by a major party for governor. This weekend on the program, he looks back on his time in Albany as a politician, his battle with Andrew Cuomo for the party's gubernatorial nod in 2002, and growing up on welfare in Boston in the 1940's.

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