People, Aug. 30, 1971

New York City Mayor John Lindsay, freshly Democratic, strolled in his shirtsleeves through a black neighborhood in Brooklyn, got an unenthusiastic reception, and heard some griping about the city's low-income housing programs. Seizing on a momentary point of agreement with one critic, the mayor shouted "Right on!" and beat a hasty retreat. "Perish the thought!" Lindsay exclaimed when reporters asked if his second consecutive day in the Brooklyn streets heralded the start of a presidential campaign. "I don't know how you could possibly arrive at such a conclusion."

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