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The Ungovernable City: John Lindsay and His Struggle to Save New York

Vincent J. Cannato
Format
Book
Published
New York : Basic Books, c2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0465008437
Contents
  • Chapter 1 District's Pride, the Nation's Hope 1
  • Chapter 2 Mugwump for Mayor: The 1965 Campaign 19
  • Chapter 3 Fighting the "Power Brokers" 75
  • Chapter 4 Of Riots, Racial Tensions, and the Youth Rebellion 119
  • Chapter 5 Civilian Complaint Review Board 155
  • Chapter 6 1968 and the Rise of "Dissensus" Politics 189
  • Chapter 7 Columbia University, 1968: A School Under Siege 229
  • Chapter 8 From Integration to Decentralization to Community Control: Reforming the New York City Public Schools 267
  • Chapter 9 Community Control and the 1968 Teachers' Strikes: The Debacle at Ocean Hill-Brownsville 301
  • Chapter 10 Blacks and Jews: Old Allies, New Tensions 353
  • Chapter 11 Escape from New York? John Lindsay's Political Dilemmas 375
  • Chapter 12 Confronting the White Ethnics: The 1969 Campaign 389
  • Chapter 13 Charting a Second Term Afloat an Ever-Turbulent Sea 443
  • Chapter 14 Political Disaster: Switching Parties, Forest Hills, and Running for President 493
  • Chapter 15 Assessing the Lindsay Years 525
  • Chapter 16 "Good-Bye to All That" 555.
Description
xv, 703 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 581-675) and index.
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