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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. . . ...

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...

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...

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...

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."...

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 &...

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...

NEW YORK: For Job No. 3

(See front cover) Next to the job of President who rules over all 48 United States, next to the job of Governor of New York who runs the affairs of the most...

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