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Jeffrey Katzenberg 2

Jeffrey Katzenberg 2

Jeffrey Katzenberg discusses his role as the “bag man,” or the cash handler, in the Lindsay campaign.

David Dinkins 1

David Dinkins 1

Dinkins talks about discrimination and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, and the positive effect Mayor Lindsay had on the city in the wake of the crises.

David Dinkins 2

David Dinkins 2

Former Mayor David Dinkins talks frankly about the Queens snowstorm.

Joyce Purnick

Joyce Purnick

Writer Joyce Purnick discusses Lindsay’s role in keeping New York City calm during the night Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated.

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Former Lindsay Administration Human Rights Commissioner Eleanor Holmes Norton places Lindsay’s service in its Historical context.

Charles Rangel

Charles Rangel

Congressman Charles Rangel discusses Lindsay’s lack of success as a Presidential candidate

1965 Campaign Commercials

1965 Campaign Commercials

In 1965, Lindsay was elected Mayor as a Republican, defeating Democrat Abraham D. Beame, and Conservative William F. Buckley, Jr.

1969 Campaign Commercials

1969 Campaign Commercials

In 1969, Lindsay was narrowly reelected on the Liberal Party line after losing the Republican primary to state Sen. John J. Marchi.

1972 Campaign Commercials

1972 Campaign Commercials

Lindsay launched a brief but unsuccessful bid for the 1972 Democratic presidential nomination

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