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Oral history interview with Ed Koch

Source
Jeffrey Kroessler. Justice in New York: An Oral History. Lloyd Sealy Library, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY. dc.lib.jjay.cuny.edu.
Format
transcript, 31 leaves,sound recording, 1 sound cassette (46 minutes),sound recording, digital (46 minutes)
Rights
Interview audio & transcript copyright John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Oral History details

Description

Oral history interview with Ed Koch, Mayor of New York City from 1978-1989. Topics covered in the interview include the NYPD and its police commissioners; New York City’s fiscal crisis; crime and race; capital punishment; crime in the subways; graffiti; Bernie Goetz and Al Sharpton.

Associated with

Jeffrey Kroessler (interviewer)
Larry E Sullivan (interviewer)
Ed Koch (interviewee)
Ed Smith (mentioned in)
Bernie Goetz (mentioned in)
Al Sharpton (mentioned in)

Dates

February 29 2008 (interviewed)
April 22 2008 (interviewed)

Object identifier

oh_koch3-1

Coverage


More Media


Photo of Ed Koch. Source: La Guardia and Wagner Archives, La Guardia Community College, CUNY.

Audio clip: on the 1977 campaign (3:19)

Audio clip: on Al Sharpton (17:57)

Audio clip: on subway crime (4:27)

Audio clip: on subway graffiti (4:42)

Audio clip: on Ben Ward (3:42)