Two days after Richmond's historic election, Bill Moyers interviewed Mayor McLaughlin and reporter Harriet Rowan, a UC Berkeley student and journalist who exposed details of Chevron's funding strategy. They discussed the role that corporate cash has played in Richmond, and the discoveries that Ms. Rowen made in the course of her reporting. Link to video follows.
Asked by Moyers about the lesson of this election, Mayor McLaughlin replied, "Corporations can have a lot of money and influence but that’s nothing when compared to the power of people when united.”
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