Pizzazz, with a compact plan, did it for New York
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- New York flaunted its charm with compelling story lines, star-studded testimonials and a dazzling video presentation.
But beyond all the pizzaz, simplicity helped push New York past San Francisco as the U.S. candidate to host the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Using a plan that puts all but one venue inside the city limits
and a transportation system that will limit congestion in the
nation's busiest city, New York beat San Francisco 132-91 in a
weighted vote ...
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