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Oral history interview with Ruth Messinger, 1994

Creator: Messinger, Ruth W.
Project: Edward I. Koch Administration Oral History Project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 21 pages Sound recording: 1 sound cassette
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

President, Borough of Manhattan.

Scope and Contents

Education and early work experiences; initial political involvement; campaign for State Assembly seat; experiences as City Council Member; comments on Edward I. Koch [Koch] and his administration: disagreement on fiscal policy, gay rights executive order; Task Force on City Owned Property, Division of Alternative Management Programs; professional relationship with Koch; evaluation of municipal planning in late 1980s.

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Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1994.

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