Dispatches from the Moth


Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Feb 05, 2013

The Moth Remembers Ed Koch

by Joan D. Firestone, Executive Director

The Board and staff of The Moth join New Yorkers in mourning the loss of Mayor Ed Koch, a giant political leader and devoted humanist who turned personal ideas and ideals into goals and then accomplishments to benefit all New Yorkers. Determined and relentless in his governing style, Mayor Koch was capable of extraordinary sensitivity. I experienced first-hand his concern for New York’s youth. As he waited his turn as storyteller at The Moth’s New York Stories show, that featured storytellers...

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