06/27/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The Miracle Mets and John Lindsay: New York's Unforgettable Summer Of 1969

In this summer of our discontent, a season of buckling banks and wheezing newspapers, it might be well to remember that as far as crisis years go, 2009 is a wimp. But when it comes to New York City, disaster breeds resurrection.

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