Ed Koch

The New York City that Mayor Ed Koch inherited in 1978 is almost unimaginable today: graffiti-filled subways; miles of abandoned buildings; filthy streets that...

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“Bald and bombastic, paunchy and pretentious” former New York City Mayor Ed Koch dies at the age of 88. "I'm not the type to get ulcers," he wrote in "Mayor,"...

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Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch, 1924-2013

Flamboyant New York City Mayor Ed Koch, the brash politician who oversaw the city’s financial recovery during three city hall terms, has died at age 88.

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