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Few have matched the bravado, combativeness and egocentricity of Mayor Ed Koch.
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A portrait of the only four doctors in the US performing third-trimester abortions.
Bryan Wilmoth and his brother talk about reconnecting.
The Meier brothers' nursery faces the edge of the Garzweiler II coal pit.
Six stories from 10 years of StoryCorps.
Noe Rueda tells Alex Fernandez about launching his first business venture.
In New York, 73-year-old Jackie Miller talks to her adopted son, Scott.
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Mayor Ed Koch goes to Washington in 1978.
"You gotta get them to follow you, and you can only do that by being bigger than life."
Community members and politicians vote on whether to honor Ed Koch.
Filmmaker Neil Barsky discusses the making of his film Koch.
After promising to keep it open, Koch closes Sydenham Hospital in Harlem.
Get to know Ed Koch's political personality.
Ed Koch brought to the office his bravado, combativeness and egocentricity.
Ed Koch on keeping an important hospital in Harlem open.
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Indonesian death-squad leaders dramatize their roles in genocide
Meet Mayor Ed Koch, the quintessential New Yorker.
The son of a woman with early-onset Alzheimer's reconstructs her memories
A portrait of the four doctors in the United States providing late abortions
An unprecedented look at the dark underside of oil development
A filmmaker visits his childhood home: Ain el-Helweh refugee camp
Does sentencing a teenager to life without parole serve society?
A city in China can be rebuilt in two years, but can a lost community?
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