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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.

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...