Ed Rendell discusses his service as “America’s Mayor” in Philadelphia, including negotiations with labor, finding efficiency in city spending, funding public education, and the perennial problems of fighting crime and drugs in the inner city.
In this first episode, Ed Rendell relays stories of his early life in New York. He moved to the Keystone state to attend the University of Pennsylvania and later Villanova University School of Law. Gov. Rendell further talks about his service in the Army reserves, and what’s behind his early love of sports.