National Press Club

Priorities for Cities

May 19, 2006

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Run time: 72 minutes

Beverly O'Neill, mayor of Long Beach, California and president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors talked about the "Cities for a Strong America" initiative and a report on "What Hurricane Katrina Exposed About the Overall Condition of the Country" Mayor O'Neill also addressed major national priorities such as energy, transportation and infrastructure, homeland security, gangs, and poverty in America. Following her remarks she answered questions from the audience.