WBGO/Newark Special To Feature All Four Living Past And Present Mayors Of Newark
January 31, 2017 at 12:12 PM (PT)
NEWARK PUBLIC RADIO Jazz WBGO/NEWARK will air a special call-in edition of "NEWARK TODAY" on FRIDAY (2/3) featuring all four living current and former Mayors of NEWARK. KENNETH A. GIBSON, SHARPE JAMES, CORY BOOKER, and RAS BARAKA will guest on "NEWARK TODAY PRESENTS THE FOUR LIVING MAYORS," hosted by MICHAEL HILL, a co-presentation with PBS affiliate NJTV.
“It is an extreme honor that we were chosen to host all four living mayors of our city at WBGO’s studio in NEWARK as they unite to discuss the challenges and achievements of their administrations and eras with each other and our audience,” said WBGO President AMY NILES. “These four men defined our City’s efforts to rise and rebuild from economic and social crises, and the city we enjoy is the results of their labor. We look forward to a thought-provoking, memorable, and educational show, and urge all of our listeners to tune in and call in.”