Koch and Public Opinion: Getting the Homeless Off the Streets

New York Times | September 8, 1987

By Bruce Lambert

With his new plan to remove more mentally ill homeless people from New York City’s streets, Mayor Koch has again demonstrated his acute sense of popular opinion and political timing.

The Mayor has positioned himself at the fore of growing public sentiment to do something about the pathetic street dwellers who have become symbols of urban misery in the 1980’s…

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