When Mark Green arrived at Rudy Giuliani's West Side emergency command post last Wednesday, a little after 5 p.m., he didn't know why the mayor, who'd once barred him from a seniors' center, was suddenly asking him to come to an urgent private meeting. He also didn't know that he was just three hours away from a defining moment in a two-decade career in New York politics, one that would test his will and his wisdom more than any challenge he'd confronted in the largely powerless public posts he'd held for the... More >>>