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Paterson Looks Back at Governorship

  • Aired: 12/17/2010
  • 26:46
  • Rating: NR
Outgoing New York Governor David Paterson takes stock of his tenure in office, from his warnings about Wall Street and demands for fiscal discipline to his decision not to run for election amid scandals that drew negative media attention. Paterson also discusses readjusting to life as a blind man without the assistance of gubernatorial aides, his best decision as governor and his biggest regret.
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New York Governor David Paterson reflects upon the highs and lows of his time in office.
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