• Urban Assembly Harbor School

    Bill Clinton Visits Harbor School on Island

    One of President Bill Clinton’s last acts in office was to add Governors Island to the list of national monuments, which paved the way for the island to be returned to the people of New York. Thirteen years later, the former president came back to the island and delivered a stirring speech to students of the island’s Harbor School. “There is no place in America that better exemplifies the world I want to leave to our children and grandchildren than this school and its partner,” said Clinton, as reported in the Daily News: “If you pick up the paper any day, or you watch the evening news, you know all…