audio slideshow Rudy Giuliani's defining moments
Rudy Giulianis certitude, his relentless, even ferocious pursuit of goals, and hardshell imperviousness to frequent criticism are marks of a man who at a young age saw himself as a leader.
Rudolph Giuliani (R-N.Y.)
ABOUT THIS CANDIDATE
May 28, 1944
New York City
Manhattan College, B.A. (1965); New York University Law School (1968)
Founder of the consulting firm Giuliani Partners; partner in law firm Bracewell & Giuliani
Led New York City's recovery efforts after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001; recipient of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Freedom Award; knighted by the Queen of England; named Person of the Year by Time magazine in 2001; named Associate Attorney General in 1981; and in 1983 became United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Under Mayor Giuliani's leadership, overall crime was cut by 57%, murder was cut by nearly 70%, and New York City was recognized by the F.B.I. as the safest large city in America.
Became the first Republican elected Mayor of New York City in a generation in 1993; was re-elected in 199
Wife Judith S. Nathan
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