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Need to Know ROC - August 29, 2013

On this week's edition of Need to Know Rochester:

  • A local warrior of the civil rights movement, Constance Mitchell, shares her reflections of the movement, how far the nation has come, and the work ahead.
  • We also talk with Rochester City School Commissioner Van White. He’s an organizer for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. He has a new book coming out soon which is a collection of personal accounts of the march of ’63 and advice for today’s generation.
  • What can a mayor really do to tackle city issues? Just in time for WXXI’s Voice of the Voter Democratic Primary Mayoral Debate – Timothy Kneeland of Nazareth College joins us to talk about the job of a mayor.