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Simon and Schuster, 1984 - Biography & Autobiography - 364 pages
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The popular mayor of New York describes his political career, his efforts to save the city from bankruptcy, his unsuccessful run for governor, and his political colleagues and opponents

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About the author (1984)

Edward I. Koch served as Mayor of New York City from 1978-1989 and as a US Representative from 1969-1977. He led the US Delegation to the 2004 Berlin Conference on Anti-Semitism. In 2005, he was appointed by President Bush to the United States Holocaust Memorial Council. He is a talk-show host and radio commentator for" Ed Koch: The Voice of Reason," and writes weekly commentaries for "New York Press," He has written eight books on politics and two children's books. He lives in New York City. Dr. Rafael Medoff is Founding Director of The David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies. He is the author of seven books and numerous essays about American Jewish history, Zionism, and the Holocaust. He has taught at Ohio State University, Purchase College of SUNY, and elsewhere.