Description: The Supreme Court ruled that New York City's powerful Board of Estimate is illegal because it violates the principle of one person, one vote. The Eleventh Hour focuses on what is in store for the future of the City of New York, featuring discussions with Richard Emery, the lawyer who won the Supreme Court battle; Queen borough president Claire Shulman, a member of the Board of Estimate; Ruth Messinger, a candidate for a seat on the Board; and Frederick A.O. Schwartz, Jr., a chairman of the Charter Revision Commission, the panel charged with designing a new plan for governing New York City. Original Broadcast Date: 3-27-89
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