No Bomb Will Shake My City's Resolve
Karney, Patrick, The Independent (London, England)
To be honest, the bomb is a serious blow to Manchester. We have been trying for some years now to position ourselves in the European market as a European city by publicising our success as a trading and entertainment centre, and using sports and arts to improve the image of Manchester. It was all set to come together this weekend, with a carnival to accompany the Euro 96 match between Germany and Russia.
The city was filled with German and Russian visitors on Saturday night, and the evening should have been one of the most exciting in years. Instead, when I walked through the city that night, it was just dead and soulless. Now we have thousands of shocked and confused …
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Publication information: Article title: No Bomb Will Shake My City's Resolve. Contributors: Karney, Patrick - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: June 17, 1996. Page number: 15. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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