political influence

A New Definition Of Leadership

After City Hall, Koch and wielded influence up and down the East Coast.
02/03/2013 - 19:00
Staff Writer

In the mid-1970s, William Rapfogel, who was publishing a small Jewish newspaper here, arranged a meeting at a café near Grand Central Station with Edward Koch, then an obscure member of Congress, and one of the representative’s aides.

Members of the New York Police Department carry Ed Koch's casket after services at Temple Emanu-El. Getty Images
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