Governor Mario Cuomo: Poetry & Prose

Rochester, NY– Experience the memorable twelve years Mario Cuomo spent as New York’s 52nd Governor including his initial run for this office in 1982 against Ed Koch, his lauded 1984 keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention, his flirtations with running for president that earned him the nickname 'Hamlet on the Hudson,' and his final political race versus George Pataki. Governor Mario Cuomo: Poetry & Prose airs Sunday, December 18 at 7 p.m. on WXXI-TV. It repeats December 19 at 3 p.m. and December 22 at 9 p.m. on WXXI WORLD (DT 21.2).



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