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Jerry Birbach, Leader of Fight to Block Poor Tenants in Queens, Dies at 87

Jerry Birbach, Leader of Fight to Block Poor Tenants in Queens, Dies at 87

Mr. Birbach’s battle against a low-income housing project in Forest Hills in 1972 augured a white middle-class backlash to the liberal urban agenda and helped propel Mario Cuomo’s political rise.
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Source: New York Times

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