Koch: Portrait of New York City Mayor Ed Koch

Koch,” a portrait of controversial NYC mayor Ed Koch, which will have its national broadcast premiere on Monday, September 22 at 10:00pm on PBS as part of the 27th season of POV (Point of View).

The film is the story of “America’s Mayor” and traces the rise in his popularity during three terms in office at a time of crisis and re-invention.

First-time director and former New York Daily News and Wall Street Journal reporter Neil Barsky brings the story of this quintessential New York City politician to life, trying to show Koch’s many dimensions of being funny, blunt, combative, shrewd and charismatic.