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Oral history interview with Kenneth Lipper, 1993

Creator: Lipper, Ken
Project: Edward I. Koch Administration Oral History Project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 288 pages Sound recording: 8 sound cassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Investment Banker.

Scope and Contents

Childhood and adolescence in South Bronx; introduction to New York City politics; involvement in Edward I. Koch's [Koch] campaign for New York governor; role as Deputy Mayor in Koch administration: efforts to promote manufacturing jobs in New York City and to encourage businesses to stay; Koch administration's tax policy, education initiatives, relationship with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, relationships with state and federal governments; influence of the press on Koch administration decisions; assessment of Koch as a politician, administrative style, conflict with Donald Manes; Lipper's unsuccessful campaign for president of the New York City Council, 1985; life following tenure as Deputy Mayor.

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