In September 1989, after his victory in the Republican Mayoral Primary, Rudolph Giuliani said, "In 1933, a mayor of integrity . . . came forward and carried on a courageous campaign to save this city. . . . His name was Fiorello La Guardia. La Guardia was a Republican like I am, a Republican who reaches out for the support of others." Giuliani lost the general election to... More >>>
By photo: Frances M. Roberts
Much of what La Guardia did benefited the neediest citizensnot so with Giuliani.