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Oral history interview with Barbara Margolis, 1994

Creator: Margolis, Barbara
Project: Edward I. Koch Administration Oral History Project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 66 pages Sound recording: 2 sound cassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Protocol Commissioner.

Scope and Contents

Youth and travel, Paris, North Africa; family life; volunteer work with Council of Jewish women, Brooklyn House of Detention, Rikers Island; founding of Rikers Review; Fresh Start Program; public consciousness about prisons in mid-sixties; David Margolis, career of, contributions to Ed. I. Koch mayoral campaign of 1977; personal relationship, travel with Koch; Commissioner of Corrections selector, 1978; Board of Corrections; New York City Commission for Protocol, Vice Chairman, Chairman 1983-1990; National Protocol Directory, 1987; scandals, Koch administration.


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