Oral history interview with Maureen Connelly, 1992
|Creator: ||Connelly, Maureen||Project: ||Edward I. Koch Administration Oral History Project. |
(see all project interviews)
|Phys. Desc. :||Transcript: 97 pages Sound recording: 2 sound cassettes|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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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.