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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...

Q&A: Ed Koch’s Life and Legacy

How the former New York City mayor, who died early Friday morning, left a lasting imprint

Hizzoner

It was a time of giants in New York. Mario Cuomo was Governor. Ed Koch was mayor. Neither, I think, will be remembered for giant breakthroughs in governors,...

Koch and Israel

Greg Sargent has an interesting post about Jewish Democratic money sticking with Obama, despite the concerted efforts of Bibi Netanyahu and the Republican party...

Troubled Times for Hizzoner

"How'm I doin'?" he used to shout, cocksure that the crowds would reply on cue with the adulation he felt he deserved. Ed Koch was more than merely the mayor of...

Mayor Koch and Queen Bess

Few people have paraded before the public in quite as many guises as New York City's Bess Myerson. The willowy brunet from the Bronx catapulted to prominence in...

Books: Huggings and Muggings

MAYOR by Edward I. Koch; Simon & Schuster; 364 pages; $17.95 Most elected officials maintain an image. New York City's Mayor Ed Koch flaunts a style: confident,...

Koch on Koch

As they might say in show biz, Ed Koch is top banana in the Big Apple. Now an enterprising publisher has put together a collection of his yaks and zingers titled...

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