Glass, Stephen
May 1996
New Republic;5/13/96, Vol. 214 Issue 20, p14
Disputes the claim that Mayor Ed Rendell improved the social and economic conditions of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Achievements credited to Rendell; Number of jobs lost since Rendell took over the mayoralty from his predecessor Wilson Goode; Plan of Rendell to make Philadelphia the top tourist destination in the U.S.; Possibility that Rendell would send the city of Philadelphia into debts; Description of Philadelphia's neighborhood by Professor Joe Gyourko of Wharton Business School.


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