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