September 13, 1973 - Mayor Corning addresses the people
Updated: Friday, September 13 2013, 05:49 AM EDT
On this day in our history in 1973, Albany Mayor Erastus Corning holding one of his weekly news conferences.
The question: his record on race relations.
Mayor Corning's efforts to get his message directly to the public preceding Mayor Jerry Jennings' weekly radio show by a couple of decades.
Corning himself did occasionally take calls on the radio himself.