The Ungovernable City
Vincent Cannato takes us back to the time when John Lindsay stunned New York with his liberal Republican agenda, WASP sensibility, and movie-star good looks. With peerless authority, Cannato explores how Lindsay Liberalism failed to save New York, and, in the opinion of many, left it worse off than it was in the mid-1960's.
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THE UNGOVERNABLE CITY: John Lindsay and His Struggle to Save New YorkUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Former New York mayor John Lindsay (who died last year), the son of a long-established but not particularly well-off New York family, cut an unusual figure in the rough-and-tumble world of New York ... Read full review
The ungovernable city: John Lindsay and his struggle to save New YorkUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Fate snubbed John V. Lindsay, the two-term mayor of New York (1966-73). A liberal Republican, Lindsay aspired to be his party's JFK, but his approach and timing were out of sync both with his party ... Read full review