Fri, Feb 17, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
Rough Seas for America's Cup?Download audio (MP3)
Last year, when San Francisco won the bid to host the 2013 America's Cup, supporters saw it as a chance to revitalize the city's crumbling waterfront. Now, there are concerns that fundraising for this major international event is not proceeding quickly enough, and taxpayers could be left on the hook. What are the potential costs and benefits?
Host: Scott Shafer
- Aaron Peskin, chair of the San Francisco Democratic Party and former president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors
- David Chiu, president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and supervisor for District 3
- Joe Eskenazi, staff writer for SF Weekly and author of this week's cover story on the America's Cup
- Mark Buell, chair of the America's Cup Organizing Committee
- Michael Martin, America's Cup project director in San Francisco's Office of Economic and Workforce Development
- Read Joe Eskenazi's piece "The Cup Runneth Over" : at SFWeekly.com
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