New York: Who v. Lindsay?

Three weeks ago New York City's Democratic Mayor Robert Wagner, challenged for a fourth term by Republican Congressman John Lindsay, let it be known that he might not even try for reelection. Hardly anyone believed him —but almost everyone agreed that the mayor's prolonged period of indecision was fine publicity; it certainly had the effect of pushing Candidate Lindsay off Page One.

Last week Bob Wagner, 55, summoned newsmen to City Hall to announce his plans. And to the astonishment of all, he said that he would not run again for mayor....

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