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John V. Lindsay (I) (1921–2000)

Former mayor of New York City during the turbulent 1960s. He was a staunch supporter of the Civil Rights Bill even when it was an unpopular stance during his Congressional years in the 1950s and early 1960s. When cities burned following the murder of Martin Luther King, New York City was the exception because of the trusting relationship Mayor ... See full bio »

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Rosebud Sen. Donnovan
The Ed Sullivan Show
New York, New York
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 1975 Rosebud
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Other Works:

"The Edge" (novel) published in 1976 See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 3 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mayor John V. Lindsay | Mayor John Lindsay | John Lindsey


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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"It was the wrong mistake." (on his failed attempt to win the 1980 Democratic Senate nomination for the state of New York)


Ran for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in 1972 See more »

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