Vincent J Cannato
"The passing of John Lindsay at the age of 79 in December 2000 generated nostalgic memories of a dashing politician and a by-gone era in New York City. When Lindsay, a liberal Republican from the city's "Silk Stocking" district, was elected mayor of New York in 1965, political observers described him as a White Knight, the best hope for a stagnant and troubled city. A reformer with movie-star looks, Lindsay brought glamour and hope to City Hall. At...