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Oral history interview with Victor Botnick, 1993

Creator: Botnick, Victor
Project: Edward I. Koch Administration Oral History Project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 198 pages Sound recording: 5 sound cassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Former Special Assistant to Mayor Edward I. Koch.

Scope and Contents

Family background and education; introduction to politics; work on Edward I. Koch's [Koch] congressional staff and 1973 and 1977 campaigns for mayor of New York City; Koch administration's transition team: appointment of city officials, health and police concerns, personnel problems during first year, administrative restructuring; Koch administration's health care agenda; Koch's campaign for governor of New York; Koch's relationship with African American community; political scandals and role of press; evaluation of Koch's performance as mayor; Botnick's departure from administration.

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