Koch Papers: My Fight against Anti-Semitism

Koch Papers: My Fight against Anti-Semitism


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Koch Papers: My Fight against Anti-Semitism by Edward I. Koch

For more than three decades, Ed Koch has been one of America's most interesting and outspoken political figures. In this provocative new book, Koch with Rafael Medoff guides readers through the major battles in his life-long fight against anti-Semitism. Interviews, speeches, new essays, never-before published personal correspondence, and more highlight his leadership--on campuses, in the media, on the streets of New York City, and in the halls of power in Washington, DC. The book also features personal letters from Henry Louis Gates, former President George Bush, and other prominent figures. Koch will reveal startling information for the first time here, and his writings are controversial, piercing, teasing, and questioning. This book will ignite discussion for years to come

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ISBN-13: 9780230601024
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 03/04/2008
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.15(h) x 1.02(d)

About the Author

Edward I. Koch served as Mayor of New York City from 1978-1989 and as a US Representative from 1969-1977. He led the US Delegation to the 2004 Berlin Conference on Anti-Semitism. In 2005, he was appointed by President Bush to the United States Holocaust Memorial Council. He is a talk-show host and radio commentator for Ed Koch: The Voice of Reason, and writes weekly commentaries for New York Press. He has written eight books on politics and two children's books. He lives in New York City.

Dr. Rafael Medoff is Founding Director of The David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies. He is the author of seven books and numerous essays about American Jewish history, Zionism, and the Holocaust. He has taught at Ohio State University, Purchase College of SUNY, and elsewhere.

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