America's Mayor: John V. Lindsay and the Reinvention of New York

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In a stunning repudiation of the Democratic machine, John V. Lindsay (1921-2000) captured the New York mayoralty in 1965 by promising to rid the city of apathy and corruption and make New York governable again. Over the next eight years, Lindsay presided over a city at the vortex of the civil rights, antiwar, women's, and gay rights movements, a turbulent global economy, demographic upheaval defined by an influx of blacks and Puerto Ricans and an exodus of whites, and volatile local labor politics further fractured by race. ...

America's Mayor: John V. Lindsay and the Reinvention of New York 2010, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231152617

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America's Mayor: John V. Lindsay and the Reinvention of New York 2010, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231152600

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