Nation: Fresh Style at City Hall

Originally, John Lindsay's inauguration as New York's first Republican mayor in 20 years was planned to be the city's most gala political fling since George Washington's presidential inauguration in 1789. There was to be a sort of floating celebration, with swinging parties in all five boroughs and a glittering inaugural ball in Manhattan. Mike Quill's strike fixed all that—everything was canceled except the ball—but it could not subdue the high spirit and fresh style that John Lindsay brought to a tired office. In the inaugural ballroom at the Americana Hotel, only floors away from strike negotiation headquarters, the mayor and...

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