November 5, 1941

PM, November 5, 1941

La Guardia re-elected. (By aprox. 133,841 votes.)
“The La Guardias always spend Election Night alone with phone off and radio on. No newspaper men ever got in on Election Night…
Ray Platnick of PM wrote a note on a card:
“Your honor – Just one victory picture, please…”
“You know, I’m tired,” he said, “but I don’t mind getting up for you photographers. But I don’t like reporters.”…
“Caption it, ‘We got the Mayor out of bed to pose for pictures.'” PM, November 5, 1941, p. 13

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