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New York State of Mind

Maybe every New Yorker thinks he or she belongs on Broadway. That can be the only explanation for this cast of characters performing at the Democratic National Committee Gala 14 years ago. From left, Rep. Louise Slaughter, Rep. Charlie Rangel, then-Mayor David Dinkins and Rep. Gary Ackerman took to the stage at the Sheraton Washington Hotel on Sept. 26, 1991, to perform the gala finale, singing “New York, New York.” The late Ron Brown, who was DNC chairman at the time, can be seen behind Rangel.

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