This Day in Jewish History, 1989 Auckland Weeps as Topless Mayor Dies

Son of a maestro of makeovers himself, Sir Dove-Myer Robinson, who adored New Zealand's tolerance, married four times and was elected to lead Auckland rather more.

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On August 14, 1989, Sir Dove-Myer Robinson, a six-time mayor of Auckland City, New Zealand, died, at age 88. A man of diminutive physique but an oversize personality, the English-born Robinson tried to prepare...