David Shuster, Freedom Tower Fighter

Here’s a clip of David Shuster, host of MSNBC’s "1600 Pennsylvania Avenue," interviewing/lecturing Port Authority executive director Chris Ward on Friday about the delays surrounding the World Trade Center redevelopment. The interview capped off a weeklong series on the redevelopment, with Mr. Shuster on an apparent crusade to scrap the current redevelopment plans and instead rebuild the original World Trade Center towers.

The plan that Mr. Shuster is pushing has been urged by various individuals and groups, though has never gained much momentum among key bureaucrats and elected officials.

The crusade on MSNBC doesn’t come at the most opportune time. The Freedom Tower’s core is rising well above street level and hundreds of millions of dollars in contracts have been awarded.  read more »

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