Learning to Govern: My Life in New York Politics, From Hell Gate to City Hall

Learning to Govern: My Life in New York Politics, From Hell Gate to City Hall

by Peter F. Vallone

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781884092077
Publisher: Altschuler, Richard & Associates, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/28/2005
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 6.06(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)
Age Range: 16 Years

Table of Contents

Forewordix
Prefacexi
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Prologue3
Part IStarting Out
1Tell the Truth11
2Youth19
3Politics and Principles31
Part IIRubber Stamp Council
4The Council of 197441
5Family52
6Koch vs. Cuomo59
7The Creator: The Basic of All Basics67
8One Man, One Vote?74
9January 8, 198687
Part IIIOverturning the System
10The First 100 Days109
11Challenging the System128
12Ed Koch, Spirit of the City142
13Exit Ed Koch156
Part IVA Real Legislature
14A New Deal for New York City175
15David Dinkins, Heart of the City190
16Rudy Giuliani, Brain of the City205
17A Passing Feud and the Race for Governor218
18Reconciliation and Religion237
19The Mayoral Race That Wasn't249
Afterword259
AppendixHow to Run for Office265
Index269

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