Driving around the former steel towns can be daunting with rusty steel towers and Pittsburgh is one such former steel town. But when you hear Pittsburgh leaders talk, you realize that they have been trying to re-invent their communities and have done so successfully.
The G-20 countries meeting today at Pittsburgh covers 20 countries with 85 % of world economic output. Quite frankly, many of these countries and their people have become somewhat skeptical about the American innovative spirit. Hopefully Pittsburgh will give confidence to the leaders of the G-20 countries and their media who are reporting from Pittsburgh today. Here is a great video about the history of innovation by the people of Pittsburgh: