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Oral history interview with George Arzt, 1992

Creator: Arzt, George
Project: Edward I. Koch Administration Oral History Project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 48 pages Sound recording: 1 sound cassette
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Former press secretary to Mayor Edward I. Koch.

Scope and Contents

Experiences as a political reporter for the New York Post, 1969-1986; coverage of Edward I. Koch's [Koch] career as member of United States House of Representatives, 1969-1977, and as mayor of New York City, 1977-1989; newspaper endorsements during 1977 New York mayoral race; comparison of Koch administration with Abraham D. Beame administration; transition to and experience as press secretary to Mayor Koch, 1986-1989; Koch's difficulties in running for a fourth mayoral term.


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