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Oral history interview with Peter Zimroth, 1993

Creator: Zimroth, Peter L.
Project: Edward I. Koch Administration Oral History Project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 176 pages Sound recording: 5 sound cassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Lawyer.

Scope and Contents

Reminiscences of the Edward I. Koch [Koch] administration: major legal issues while serving as corporation counsel under Koch, 1986-1989: campaign finance reform law of 1987; charter revision; elimination of the Board of Estimate; dispute over census figures with the Federal government; Koch's diverse judicial appointment; Feerick Commission investigation of patronage of City Hall; affirmative action; free needles; discrimination against women in private clubs, homosexuals by landlords; personal attributes, leadership qualities of Koch; roles, responsibilities and ethics as attorney, corporation counsel.

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Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1994.

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