The Lessons Of History: An Interview With George Pataki

Written by Morgan Pehme on . Posted in Interviews

George Pataki, the 53rd governor of New York, is tied for the distinction of third-longest serving chief executive in state history, exceeded only by George Clinton and Nelson Rockefeller. The man who defeated Mario Cuomo, Pataki is the last Republican to have occupied the governor’s mansion and is perhaps best remembered for having been at the helm of the state during the dark days following 9/11. City & State Editor Morgan Pehme sat down with Pataki at his law firm… [More]