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Martin F. Nolan

Power couplings and mayoral elections

By Martin F. Nolan
October 16, 2009

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It was 1959. Its population dwindling, Boston was a stranger to prosperity. John B. Hynes, after serving as mayor 10 years, said he would not run again; the battle to become Boston's 44th mayor began. It ended in a surprise victory and an administration that gave a new face to the city. (Full article: 776 words)

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