Koch dies at 88; feistily led NYC from 1978-1989

Posted: February 2, 2013 at 2:27 a.m.

Edward I. Koch, the outspoken threeterm New York mayor who led the biggest U.S. city from the brink of bankruptcy in the late 1970s and boosted the spirits of crime-weary residents, has died. He was 88.

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