Transcript: Mayor de Blasio Delivers Remarks At The Launch Of The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus ‘Come Together NYC’ Residency

September 13, 2018

Mayor Bill de Blasio: …power of music and create music and sending a message to the world. This bed-in today [inaudible] amazing moment in history, and if you look at the history of the bed-in, it shocked the world. It opened people’s minds. It made people feel something about the possibilities of change. Yoko, Ringo, I want to thank you for all you’ve done over the years and of course for what John Lennon did [inaudible].

[Cheering]

And when we’re saying that simple line we all say, all we are saying is give peace a chance. That was a revolutionary line in its time. It still is revolutionary to imagine peace in the world but we have to be the authors of it. So, everyone, this is a day to give ourselves an extra charge of hope that we can be agents of change in the world. Thank you, you uplift us all [inaudible].

[Cheering]

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