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Butch to Italy?

The old rumors swirled up again, as heady as the smell of garlic to New York's duck-bottomed little Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia. But he would have none of them...

STATES & CITIES: Lehman v. LaGuardia

Lehman v. LaGuardia "No man in this country has ever asked for or received the dictatorial powers which would be yours through enactment of this bill. . . ...

POLITICAL NOTES: Corks

Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia of New York has in the course of his checkered career been by turns a Republican and a Fusionite, a standard bearer of the American...

NEW YORK: Little Flower

Reluctantly, last spring, greying Fiorello LaGuardia admitted to himself that he was not well. He was 64, but he awaited a cure with characteristic...

Midnight in the Metropolis

Many a citizen wondered what was happening to Jimmy Byrnes's midnight curfew. Thousands guessed that the 12 o'clock closing order, already sidetracked in New...

Brass-Knuckle Fight

In New York City, for twelve years and three elections, hen-shaped old Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia had ruled the political roost. He had been able to beat any &...

Science: Mayor v. Monoxide

Fiorello ("Little Flower'') LaGuardia has been known to call himself ''a Man of Destiny," has been described by a detractor as "a Roman candle gone mad."...

POLITICAL NOTES: Invective &. Abuse

On the eve of New York's mayoralty election, steatopygous Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, whose tongue is a potent weapon but an unruly member, cut loose with an...

STATES & CITIES: Compromise & Clerkship

Compromise & Clerkship New York City's Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia began his official morning one day last week by whizzing down to his office in a police...

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