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Oral history interview with Herbert Sturz, 1993

Creator: Sturz, Herbert
Project: Edward I. Koch Administration Oral History Project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 104 pages Sound recording: 3 sound cassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Former Deputy Mayor in Edward I. Koch Administration.

Scope and Contents

Family background and education; early work experience; writing for Boy's Life magazine; founding Vera Institute for Justice [Vera], 1961; work on Edward I. Koch's [Koch] Administration's selection committee; Deputy Mayor for Criminal Justice in Koch administration, 1978-79: jail overcrowding and treatment of prisoners, problems with juvenile justice system, relationship with police department; Chairman, New York City Planning Commission, 1980-86: Times Square Project, creation of National Service Corporation of the City of New York, coordination of city agencies in urban development; evaluation of Koch's mayoral tenure; reminiscences of Edward I. Koch.


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Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1995.

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