The Ungovernable City by Vincent Cannato
John Lindsay's New York And The Crisis Of Liberalism

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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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Vincent Cannatois currently Adjunct Scholar at the Hudson Institute on Public Policy in Washington, D.C. He lives in Washington, D.C.
 
Published May 16, 2002 by Basic Books. 720 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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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 politics.

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Cannato's biography—as much about New York, postwar electoral politics and "the decline of the city and the crisis of liberalism" as it is about Lindsay himself—portrays a politician who valued reform over party lines, intelligence over cant, and who ultimately failed (some claim spectacularly) w...

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