San Antonio: The Mayor's Other Woman

The Mayor's Other Woman

If U.S. Hispanics have had a political folk hero lately, it has been bright and handsome mayor Henry Cisneros of San Antonio. So high had his star risen during four much admired terms in office that in 1984 Cisneros was considered a potential Democratic vice-presidential candidate. But last week the mayor, 41, took a dive off his pedestal into the sort of public mess that swallowed up Gary Hart. Cisneros confessed, in an off-the-record interview with columnist Paul Thompson, published by the San Antonio Express-News, that he has been entangled in a two-year love affair with a 39-year-old married campaign worker,...

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