Oral history interview with Joyce Purnick, 1994
|Creator: ||Purnick, Joyce||Project: ||Edward I. Koch Administration Oral History Project. |
(see all project interviews)
|Phys. Desc. :||Transcript: 72 pages Sound recording: 1 sound cassette|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Scope and Contents
Education and journalistic career; coverage of 1977 New York City mayoral campaign for New York Post; Rupert Murdoch's favorable coverage of Edward I. Koch [Koch]; comments on press censorship and journalistic freedom; coverage of Koch administration for the New York Times: New York City transit strike, various corruption scandals; Koch's relationship with the press and desire for publicity; Koch and the African American community.
Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1994.