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Gov. George Pataki, right, and former Gov. Hugh Carey talk during an Arbor Day ceremony at the Executive Mansion in Albany. (April 24, 1996)

New York Gov. Hugh Carey

Hugh L. Carey, who led the state as governor during the fiscal crisis of the 1970s, died at his Shelter Island home on Aug. 7. He was 92.

Shredded paper floats down on lower Manhattan's Broadway
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Shredded paper floats down on lower Manhattan's Broadway as Gov. Hugh L. Carey joins New York Yankee Reggie Jackson and hisr teammates aboard a flatbed truck during a ticker tape parade. (Oct. 19, 1978)

Gov. George Pataki, right, and former Gov. Hugh
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Gov. George Pataki, right, and former Gov. Hugh Carey talk during an Arbor Day ceremony at the Executive Mansion in Albany. (April 24, 1996)

Robert F. Kennedy stands next to the than
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Robert F. Kennedy stands next to the than Congressmen Hugh Carey during Kennedy's senatorial campaign in 1963.

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Former Gov. Hugh L Carey in his law
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Former Gov. Hugh L Carey in his law office. (March 15, 1985)

Gov. Hugh L. Carey stands with Yankee slugger
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Gov. Hugh L. Carey stands with Yankee slugger Reggie Jackson, at left on truck, during a ticker tape parade for the Yankees on Broadway in lower Manhattan. (Oct. 19, 1978)

Gov. Hugh Carey, left, and Richard Ravitch when
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Gov. Hugh Carey, left, and Richard Ravitch when he was appointed to try and solve the fiscal dilemma of the New York State Urban Development Corp. (Feb. 5, 1975)

With their ears covered to muffle construction noises,
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With their ears covered to muffle construction noises, New York City Mayor Edward I. Koch and Gov. Hugh Carey attempt to communicate with gestures during ceremonies marking the start of construction of Battery Park City in lower Manhattan. (Dec. 3, 1981)

Mayor Edward Koch draws New York State's Democratic
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Mayor Edward Koch draws New York State's Democratic Gov. Hugh Carey, left, and Republican gubernatorial challenger Perry Duryea, right, closer together at the start of a parade honoring the New York Yankees. (Oct. 19, 1978)

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New York's Cardinal Terence Cook shakes hands with
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New York's Cardinal Terence Cook shakes hands with Gov. Hugh L. Carey as New York City Mayor Edward Koch looks on after a special Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedra in Manhattan. (May 12, 1979)

Gov. Hugh L. Carey and his wife Evengeline
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Gov. Hugh L. Carey and his wife Evengeline Gouletas Carey,left, at funeral services in New York for former NAACP executive director Roy Wilkins. Mayor Ed Koch is at right.(Sept. 11, 1981)

Mayor Edward Koch, left, and Gov. Hugh Carey
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Mayor Edward Koch, left, and Gov. Hugh Carey share the podium at City Hall. (June 4, 1981)

New York Gov. Hugh Carey, left, joins former
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New York Gov. Hugh Carey, left, joins former New York City Mayor John Lindsay, center, and Mayor Edward Koch,. (May 12, 1979)

New York Gov. Hugh Carey pauses to greet
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New York Gov. Hugh Carey pauses to greet Ethel Kennedy. (Feb. 23, 1978)

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Vice President Walter Mondale peers around the shoulder
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Vice President Walter Mondale peers around the shoulder of New York Gov. Hugh L. Carey as he speaks at a Hispanic women's conference. (Sept. 15, 1980)

Democratic vice presidential candidate Walter Mondale, right, gesture's
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Democratic vice presidential candidate Walter Mondale, right, gesture's as he speaks upon arriving at LaGuardia Airport. At left is New York Gov. Hugh L. Carey. (Aug. 26, 1978)

Gov. Hugh Carey, left, and comedian Alan King,
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Gov. Hugh Carey, left, and comedian Alan King, right, listen as Ethel Kennedy talks during the Police Athletic League dinner in New York City. (Feb. 16, 1977)

California Gov. Jerry Brown, left, New York Gov.
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California Gov. Jerry Brown, left, New York Gov. Hugh L. Carey talk with reporters outside the Executive Office Building in Washington. (Feb. 22, 1978)

Felix Rohatyn, left, head of New York State's
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Felix Rohatyn, left, head of New York State's Municipal Assistance Corp., gestures during a news conference at Kennedy Airport as Gov. Hugh L. Carey, center, and Mayor Abraham Beame listen. (Dec. 28, 1976)

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New York Gov. Hugh L. Carey, center, flanked
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New York Gov. Hugh L. Carey, center, flanked by Felix Rohatyn, left, chairman of the New York State Municipal Assistance Corp., and State Comptroller Arthur Levitt, meet with White House officials in Washington, as they seek financial help for New York City. (Nov. 14, 1975)

New York Gov. Hugh L. Carry, center, answers
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New York Gov. Hugh L. Carry, center, answers reporters' questions during a news conference in New York on Thursday, Oct. 16, 1975, while New York City Mayor Abraham Beame, right, and big Mac Chairman Felix Rohatyn, left, look on.

U.S. President Jimmy Carter exchanges a few words
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U.S. President Jimmy Carter exchanges a few words with New York Gov. Hugh Carey. (Oct. 20, 1980)

After proclaiming January 15 as Martin Luther King
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After proclaiming January 15 as Martin Luther King Day, Gov. Hugh Carey of New York unveiled a hanging sculpture that depicts the cart used in the funeral for King in Albany, New York Jan. 15, 1981.

Gov. Hugh Carey, left, is greeted by conductor
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Gov. Hugh Carey, left, is greeted by conductor Zubin Mehta, center, at Carnegie Hall in New York. (May 6, 1981)

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New York Gov. Hugh Carey visits Frank Sinatra
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New York Gov. Hugh Carey visits Frank Sinatra backstage at the Uris Theater. (Sept. 1985)

Felix Rohatyn, right, and Gov. Hugh L. Carey
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Felix Rohatyn, right, and Gov. Hugh L. Carey at a news conference in Albany. (June 6, 1975)

Gov. Hugh Carey, right, cuts ribbon at New
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Gov. Hugh Carey, right, cuts ribbon at New York South Street Seaport Museum. (June 3, 1976)

Gov. Hugh L. Carey, left, campaigns for votes
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Gov. Hugh L. Carey, left, campaigns for votes near City Hall in Manhattan. Mayor Ed Koch is at right.(Sept. 11, 1978)

Sen. Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts, left, Gov. Hugh
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Sen. Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts, left, Gov. Hugh L. Carey and Sen. Daniel Moynihan, from N.Y., laugh at a news conference. (Oct. 25, 1978)

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Gov. Hugh L. Carey, right, and Felix Rohatyn,
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Gov. Hugh L. Carey, right, and Felix Rohatyn, chairman of the New York State Municipal Assistance Corp., in Washington to enact legislation to aid deficit-ridden New York City. (Oct. 21, 1975)

Gov. Hugh Carey, right, embraces newly-elected New York
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Gov. Hugh Carey, right, embraces newly-elected New York City Mayor Edward Koch. (Nov. 9, 1977)

Gov. Hugh Carey, left, Mayor Ed Koch, center,
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Gov. Hugh Carey, left, Mayor Ed Koch, center, and New York Fire Commissioner Augustus A. Beekman participate in a memorial ceremony for six Brooklyn firemen who died when the roof of a burning supermarket collapsed. (Oct. 17, 1978)

Former New York Gov. Hugh Carey arrives at
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Former New York Gov. Hugh Carey arrives at Gracie Mansion for the wedding of former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani. (May 24, 2003)

Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and New York
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Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and New York Gov. Hugh Carey attend a reception at New York's Waldorf Astoria. (May 4, 1978)

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New York Gov. Hugh Carey, left, listens to
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New York Gov. Hugh Carey, left, listens to CBS-TV news anchorman Walter Cronkite. (April 25, 1978)

New York Gov. Hugh L. Carey watches as
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New York Gov. Hugh L. Carey watches as Kitty Carlisle Hart is sworn in as chairperson of the State Council on the Arts. (Sept. 10, 1976)

Gov. Hugh L. Carey holds up an
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Gov. Hugh L. Carey holds up an "I Love New York" T-shirt during the "I Love New York Fall Festival" in Albany's South Mall. (Oct. 9, 1977)

Former New York governors Mario Cuomo, left and
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Former New York governors Mario Cuomo, left and Hugh L. Carey. (Jan. 7, 2009)

Former New York Gov. Hugh Carey, left, and
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Former New York Gov. Hugh Carey, left, and former New York City Mayor Ed Koch, right, cross party lines to endorse mayoral candidate Michael Bloomberg. (Nov. 1, 2001)

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