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Late Mayor's Letters To Be Auctioned

AP | Posted 11.25.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — During his reign as mayor of New York and for years after, Ed Koch corresponded with heads of state and other dignitaries. On Monda...

FBI Releases Ed Koch Documents

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 09.08.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Documents released for the first time Tuesday from the FBI file on former New York City Mayor Edward Koch detail one of the more obscure c...

Ed Koch Tombstone Engraved With Wrong Birth Date

AP | Posted 06.18.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch meticulously planned his own funeral, but his tombstone has the wrong birth date. NBC 4 New York (http...

Ed Koch in Paris

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 04.08.2013 | New York
Joan Z. Shore

Jacques Chirac was elected mayor of Paris in 1977; Edward Koch was elected mayor of New York in 1978. The two were destined to meet just a few years later when Koch made a week-long visit to Paris -- specifically, to find out how another great metropolis was run.

Obama Praises 'Extraordinary Mayor'

AP | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is praising former New York Mayor Ed Koch as an "extraordinary mayor, irrepressible character, and quintessential...