Volume 77 / Number 44 - April 02 - 08, 2008
West and East Village, Chelsea, Soho, Noho, Little Italy, Chinatown and Lower East Side, Since 1933
Villager photo by Elisabeth Robert
Presidential candidate Barack Obama spoke at The Cooper Unions storied Great Hall last Thursday, focusing his remarks on reviving the countrys economy. He was introduced by Mayor Bloomberg. A key speech at the Great Hall by another great American political orator, Abraham Lincoln, helped propel him to the presidency.