Editor says, what if the "Jamaica Bay" Hurricane had catapaulted Mayor Lindsay to national prominence? Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s).
Editor says, in this article we revisit the idea that the Jamaica Bay disaster gave national prominense to New York Mayor John V. Lindsay, an echo of Rudy Giuliani's run for the Presidency after the September 11th attacks. We have repurposed significant amounts of content from Smithsonian Magazine and also Wikipedia. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.