Ed Koch surely had a role in the development of city government in Britain. The omnipresence of New York in the world's media provides a global platform for its mayor, and it was Koch more than any other who blagged his way into the headlines of the world's newspapers.
'Bloomberg Surveillance' shares a video tribute to former New York City Mayor Ed Koch celebrating the renaming of the 59th Street Bridge in his honor.
Edward I. Koch, the outspoken three- term 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.