Clinton Comes To Harlem

The President chooses a neighborhood most like himself

If a man could morph into a neighborhood, Bill Clinton would be Harlem. So when the former President decided to forsake expensive and unseemly midtown-Manhattan office space and set up shop uptown, at 55 West 125th St., in the most famous African-American area in the country, one knew that it was a personal decision, not just a politically clever one.

He said as much when he toured the neighborhood and recalled that as a student in the 1960s, he used to "walk down 125th Street all the way west. And people would come up and ask me what I was...

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