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Paterson Breaks Barriers as N.Y.'s New Governor

New York gets a new governor Monday. David Paterson, the state's first black governor and legally blind, will try to get New York back on track after Eliot Spitzer left office amid a prostitution scandal.

Karen Dewitt reports from New York Public Radio.

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Karen DeWitt is Capitol Bureau Chief for New York State Public Radio, a network of 10 public radio stations in New York State. WBFO listeners are accustomed to hearing DeWitt’s insightful coverage throughout the day, including expanded reports on Morning Edition.