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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.

How Could the New York Times Screw Up Ed Koch's Obituary?

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Joe Cutbirth

Love him or hate him -- and plenty of people did both -- former New York Mayor Ed Koch deserved better than he got from The New York Times on Friday. So did we.

Ed Koch: The Death of a Liberal Israel Lover

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 04.06.2013 | Politics
Alan Dershowitz

The passing of Ed Koch marks the beginning of the end of an important era in American Jewish life. Koch represented a time when support for Israel was a quintessentially liberal cause.

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.

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.

Farewell, Mr. Mayor

Christine C. Quinn | Posted 04.03.2013 | New York
Christine C. Quinn

All of New York City is in mourning today as we say goodbye to a great mayor, a great man and a great friend. Ed Koch dedicated his life to the five boroughs. He loved this city fiercely and it loved him back.