Former Mayor Ed Koch (L) introduces current Mayor Michael Bloomberg as he opens his Manhattan campaign office and kicks off his bid for re-election in New York, March 29, 2009. REUTERS/Chip East
Former New York mayor Ed Koch dies: NPR radio
Posted : Friday, 01 February 2013 06:47AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former New York City mayor Ed Koch died on Friday at age 88 after a year of repeated hospitalizations, NPR radio reported.
As mayor from 1978 to 1989, the forceful, quick-witted Koch, with his trademark phrase "How'm I Doing?," was a polarizing figure and the city's constant promoter.
(Reporting by David Storey, Editing by W Simon)
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