Running Weld
By Stephen Rodrick
The quixotic candidacy of the partying patrician who wants to be governor, again.
 
     
  Vera Wang’s Second Honeymoon
By Amy Larocca
Brides love Vera Wang. But does she love them? (Not so much.) What this former Vogue editor and self-described fashion nun really has a passion for is clothes. But let her tell you about it.
 
     
  THE IMPERIAL CITY
The Good Old Boy of Time Inc.
By Kurt Andersen
John Huey sits atop Time and Fortune and 149 other magazines, ready to have some fun. Only now the good old days of big media are history.
 
     
  THE POWER GRID
Chuck’s Chance
By John Heilemann
Whatever happens with Judge Alito, Schumer is likely the Democratic winner. It’s all part of his secret plan for senatorial domination.
 
     
 
 
 
 
 

September 16, 1920

The fire last time: The country’s financial center faces attack when a buggy bomb explodes outside the headquarters of J.P. Morgan & Company at 23 Wall Street. The blast killed about 30 people, injured more than 400, and left marks on the building that are still visible. There was anarchist unrest at the time—as well as a wholesale roundup of radicals in response to the “Red Scare”—but the crime was never solved.

Photo: Ed Jackson/ Daily News

 

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