Book Discussion on Ed Koch and the Rebuilding of New York City

Jonathan Soffer, associate history professor at New York University’s Polytechnic Institute, examines Ed Koch’s tenure as mayor… read more

Jonathan Soffer, associate history professor at New York University’s Polytechnic Institute, examines Ed Koch’s tenure as mayor of New York City from 1978 to 1989. Mr. Soffer recalls the depleted state of the city at the beginning of Mayor Koch’s tenure and the redevelopment plans that the former mayor put forward throughout his three terms. Jonathan Soffer discussed his book with former Mayor Koch, who also responded to questions from members of the audience at the Tenement Museum in New York City. close

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Book Discussion on Ed Koch and the Rebuilding of New York City

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New York, New York, United States
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Nov 13, 2010
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Apr 4, 2011

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  • Nov 13, 2010 | 4:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 15, 2010 | 1:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 13, 2011 | 6:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 04, 2011 | 6:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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