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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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.