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Ed Koch Dies

Tribute to Mayor Koch: A Man Who Stood Up

Reshma Saujani | Posted 04.15.2013 | New York
Reshma Saujani

Most people will remember Ed Koch as a crusader for New York, but to me he will always be the person who saw a crisis, stood for his convictions and spoke out on behalf of refugees in a far away country because he knew it was right thing to do.

Thank You, Mr. Mayor

Dominic Carter | Posted 04.10.2013 | New York
Dominic Carter

Very few people can redefine themselves after leaving office and stay relevant, but Koch did.

Ed Koch Lives

Richard Brodsky | Posted 04.09.2013 | New York
Richard Brodsky

Ed Koch exceeded himself, and long after his official policies and decisions fade into irrelevance, he will be seen as the man who was voted out of office only to make himself the embodiment of public virtue and human decency.

Clinton To Speak At Late Former Mayor's Funeral

Posted 02.03.2013 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — Ed Koch is being remembered as the quintessential New Yorker – an admired but tough, colorful former mayor w...

Koch Funeral Set For Monday

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 02.02.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- In 1977, New York City was deep into its worst fiscal crisis ever. Riots erupted that summer during a blackout. And a fire in one of the m...

Ed Koch: Mayor of the Lost City of New York

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 04.03.2013 | New York
Andrew J. Lederer

He was one of those great figures. Most of us alive today didn't know LaGuardia or Gentleman Jimmy Walker. But we knew Ed Koch, The Man, The Mayor, The Movie Reviewer.

Ed Koch, Billie Boggs, and Serious Mental Ilness

DJ Jaffe | Posted 04.03.2013 | New York
DJ Jaffe

While many in New York City opposed Koch for trying to help Ms. Boggs because they thought being psychotic was an exercise of free will, rather than the inability to exercise free will, Koch did the right thing. Ed Koch was a leader. And he had a heart.

How Am I Doing? Koch: The Movie

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.03.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

On Wednesday morning, just after the premiere of Neil Barsky's documentary Koch, the news came on a television crawl: Ed Koch had missed the party, hospitalized. And this morning, on the film's opening day, he has died.

Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Dies

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 04.03.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — When Ed Koch was mayor, it seemed as if all of New York was being run by a deli counterman. Koch was funny, irritable, opinionated, o...