Mario Cuomo, Democratic candidate for Lt. Gov. of New York State, at City Hall in New York City on Aug. 30, 1974.
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Mrs. Marie LaGuardia endorsed Mario Cuomo's candidacy for Mayor, presenting him with one of Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia's famous hats for good luck, at Cuomo's Times Square headquarters in New York City on Oct. 25, 1977.
Jack Manning—The New York Times/Redux
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Governor-elect Mario Cuomo reads the morning papers with his wife, Matilda, at their home in the Queens borough of New York City on Nov. 3, 1982.
Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux
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Andrew Cuomo, right, with Mario Cuomo, during his father's first campaign for governor of New York, Sept. 24, 1982.
William E. Sauro—The New York Times/Redux
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Mario Coumo with his daughter Margaret before her marriage to Peter Perpignano on Oct. 10, 1982.
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Gov. Mario Cuomo puts on a vest as he leaves his office at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. on Jan. 20, 1983.
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Marching down New York's Fifth Avenue during the Columbus Day Parade are (from left:) Congressman Mario Biaggi, New York City Mayor Edward Koch, Lt. Gov. Mario Cuomo and Westchester County Executive Alfred DelBello in New York City on Oct. 11, 1982.
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Gov. Mario Cuomo, with some coaching by Mayor Ed Koch, left, throws out the first pitch at Shea Stadium, before a New York Mets game in New York City on April 5, 1983.
Barton Silverman—The New York Times/Redux
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New York Gov. Mario Cuomo gives a thumbs-up gesture with both hands during his keynote address to the opening session of the Democratic National Convention in San Francisco on July 17, 1984.
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Mario Cuomo attends Hands Across America Benefit in Los Angeles on May 25, 1986.
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New York Governor Mario Cuomo points toward the camera as President Bill Clinton waves at the Cooper Union College in New York City on May 12, 1993.
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New York Governor Mario Cuomo, right, converses with South African President Nelson Mandela at the Inter-Continental Hotel in New York City on Oct. 2, 1994.
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New York Governor Mario Cuomo, left, New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, center, and New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton laugh during a light moment while touring the NYPD's shooting range in New York City on June 23, 1994.
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Mario Cuomo, the three-term Democratic governor of New York, in 1995.
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Mario Cuomo, former governor of New York, speaks to media outside of federal court in New York City on March 19, 2012.
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Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo, accompanied by his wife Matilda Cuomo, serves as the Grand Marshal of the San Gennaro Grand Procession, kicking off the 87th annual San Gennaro Festival in the Little Italy section of New York City on Sept. 14, 2013.
Angel Chevrestt—Zuma Press/Corbis
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Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo embraces his father Mario after being reelected governor of New York, in New York City on Nov. 4, 2014.
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