Political Notes


When he married after years in the jet set, and she took a fourth husband after lucrative years on her own, cynics noted that starry-eyed New York Governor Hugh Carey was also espousing a fortune and that his exuberant bride, Evangeline Gouletas, was also wedding a political career.

Carey, 62, helped restore New York City and State to financial health. But his personal behavior was sometimes erratic. When a dentist started building a house that would block the view from Carey's summer home on Shelter Island, the Governor wanted the neighboring...

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