M. R. Werner

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M. R. Werner—journalist; biographer of Bryan, Barnum, and Brigham Young; author of a history of Tammany Hall—has contributed frequently to the New Yorker (among other magazines) and is a close student of his city’s past. During the last six months of La Guardia’s life, Mr. Werner worked with him on research for a projected autobiography.

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October 1961

Once upon a time an honest man ran for mayor of New York City — and, naturally, lost