Ed Koch probably did not need an introduction to the Upper East Side audience that enthusiastically greeted him in 2007, but he still received a fine one from moderator Joe Berger. Koch was the outspoken mayor of New York City for three terms and he always identified proudly as Jewish. In this 92nd Street Y program, Berger asks the late Democrat about his political career and the general situation of Jews in politics. Koch's trademark raspy voice declares, "We are living in the golden age for Jews in America." Listeners may want to skip the first four minutes of audio, which contain in-house announcements and calendar listings.
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