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Oral history interview with James Brigham, 1992

Creator: Brigham, James
Project: Edward I. Koch Administration Oral History Project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 43 pages Sound recording: 2 sound cassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Former budget director in Edward I. Koch administration.

Scope and Contents

Education: University of Chicago Business school, MBA, 1969; Morgan Guaranty Trust Company, management development program; worked for Koch administration, corporate finance; fiscal crisis, city finances, 1976-77; consulting assignment with Municipal Assistance Corporations; New York City, Office of Management and budget, budget director, 1978: restructuring cities long-term and short term debt; negotiation with Koch over budget estimation; financial surplus, 1980; transit strike; relationship with police department; Chairman, Public Development Corporation, 1981-85; reminiscences of colleagues; reminiscences of Edward I. Koch.


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