Fusion’s Greatest Triumph: Major Parties Play Minor Role in 1933 NYC Mayoralty Campaign

At the height of the Great Depression, New York City experienced one of the most fascinating mayoral elections in American history, a campaign dominated by two distinct new party movements. The 1933 mayoral race pitted Fiorello H. La Guardia, a fiery former progressive Republican congressman […]

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