Mario Cuomo

Mario Cuomo with Bill deBlasio and Andrew Cuomo outside an Italian social club on Henry Street in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. ©Mark D Phillips

Mario Cuomo

Carroll Gardens

Mario Cuomo with Bill deBlasio and Andrew Cuomo outside an Italian social club on Henry Street in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. ©Mark D Phillips

 

He was one of the great politicians, always a pleasure to listen to. His speeches were wonderful.

When I first came to New York City, he was our governor. I revelled in his oratory. Covering an event with Cuomo was never dull.

In 1987, I went to the University of Massachusetts to photograph Mario Cuomo as he met with Michael Dukakis as they decided which of them would run for president.

His death is a terrible loss to New York politics and happening on what should have been a happy day for his family as Andrew was taking his oath of office for his second term.

Our condolences go to his family.

 


Mario Cuomo and Michael Dukakis at UMass Graduation in 1987. ©Mark D Phillips

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