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Oral history interview with Maureen Connelly [electronic resource], 1992

Creator: Connelly, Maureen
Project: Edward I. Koch Administration Oral History Project.
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Phys. Desc. :sound file: digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Public Relations and Lobbying Specialist.

Scope and Contents

Edward I. Koch, first meeting; Research Director, 1977 Koch mayoral campaign; Koch and Mario Cuomo, media representation of; Press Secretary, 1977-1980, experiences as first woman and youngest person to hold the position; Ed Koch's work to bar discrimination against gays, availability to press, poverty program reform, closure of Sydenham Hospital, 1980, alienation of black community, town hall meetings, Constituent Hours; Parking Violations Bureau [PVB] scandal; mayoral campaign, 1981; gubernatorial primary of 1982; Bess Myerson, U.S. senate campaign, 1982.


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