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." Neither friend nor foe of the small (5 ft. 4 in.), globular mayor of New York City denies, however, that he is a man of boundless energy, ample courage and vast showmanship. One morning last week New Yorkers at breakfast observed that their mayor had made headlines five times in one day by 1) trapping two "fixers" who were trying to extort money from a snow-removal...

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