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Abzug, Bella Savitsky Abzug, Bella Savitsky (s u vit'skē ăb'zoog) [key ], 1920–98, U.S. politician, b. New York City. She helped found Women Strike for Peace (1961) and the reformist New Democratic Coalition (1968). Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from New York in 1970, she was a leader of the House antiwar movement and a vigorous proponent of women's rights. In 1976 she lost a Senate primary to Daniel P. Moynihan . In 1977 she left the House and lost the New York City mayoral primary to Edward I. Koch . Abzug also founded and headed the Women's Environment and Development Organization. Dinkins, David N. Dinkins, David N., 1927–, African-American political leader, b. Trenton, N.J. After graduating (1956) from Brooklyn Law School, he went into private law practice. Active in Democratic politics in New York City, he held the office of Manhattan borough president from 1986 to 1989. In 1989 he became the first African American to be elected mayor of New York City; he served
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