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John Lindsay

Politician, Entertainment Professional, Lawyer

John Vliet Lindsay (November 24, 1921 – December 19, 2000) was an American politician, lawyer and broadcaster who was a U.S. Congressman, Mayor of New York City, candidate for U.S. President and regular guest host of Good Morning America. During his political career, he served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1959 to 1965 and as mayor of New York City from 1966 to 1973.

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    Politician, Entertainment Professional, Lawyer

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    John Lindsay                                      

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  • 1973 was a pretty good year for wine and a lousy year for city budgets. City budgets always suffer in mayoral election years. But this year was special in two respects. First, its deceit was to the art of budget ballet what Baryshnikov is to Lincoln Center. Second, the budget was unusual in that it was jointly crafted by two artists, outgoing Mayor Lindsay and incoming Mayor Beame.

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    2007
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    2003
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    2005
    Dominic Sandbrook

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    1999
    Lee Edwards

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    2008
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    2008
    Robert D. Novak

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    2007
    Sanford D. Horwitt

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    1969
    Philip Roth

  • The Happy Hooker

    2011
    Xaviera Hollander

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    Hunter S. Thompson and Jann Wenner

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    2011
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    1996
    Carolyn G. Heilbrun

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    2006
    Michael R. Gordon and Bernard E. Trainor

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    2006
    Randall Woods

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    2012
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