New York: Mailer for Mayor

He insists that he is serious about it:

"I am paying my debt to society. That is why I am running." Indeed, Norman Mailer waxes positively solemn when he talks about his candidacy for mayor of New York. The celebrated author of The Naked and the Dead, more recently of The Armies of the Night, which won him a National Book Award and a Pulitzer Prize, is one of a field of five in next week's Democratic pri mary. Best known among the others are Robert Wagner, mayor from 1954 until Republican John Lindsay...

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