Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Teddy Roosevelt Biographer Recalls An Earlier Top Cop
Richard Morgan at the Wall Street Journal offers a Q & A with Theodore Roosevelt biographer Edmund Morris about his subject's time as New York City's top cop.
A new poll has New York Police Department Commissioner Raymond Kelly at 75% approval among New Yorkers – his strongest-ever public support in a tenure that stretches over 14 years and two mayors.
But with a crowded race for City Hall this year and some likely candidates suggesting they would like appoint a different top cop, it remains unclear what’s might come next for the long-time commissioner. Metropolis spoke with historian Edmund Morris, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author of a trilogy about Teddy Roosevelt, on how Kelly compares with New York’s other famous police commissioner.
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