Oral history interview with Ruth Messinger, 1994
|Creator: ||Messinger, Ruth W.||Project: ||Edward I. Koch Administration Oral History Project. |
(see all project interviews)
|Phys. Desc. :||Transcript: 21 pages Sound recording: 1 sound cassette|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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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.
Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1994.