In 1969, Norman Mailer, at the suggestion of Gloria Steinem, among others, ran unsuccessfully in the Democratic primary for the Mayor of New York City. His platform centered on the secession of New York City to create a 51st state.
Speeches, correspondence, tape recordings, drafts and galleys connected with Mailer's campaign for mayor of New York City in 1969.
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