Nightly News   |  February 04, 2013

Mayor Ed Koch remembered for ‘chutzpah’

New York Mayor Ed Koch’s memorial service was held Monday, and his casket was carried out to the song popularized by Frank Sinatra, “New York, New York.” NBC’s Brian Williams has more.

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>>> at a new york synagogue, ed koch was remembered as the quintessential new york mayor. it was an emotional service, especially during the remarks of the current mayor, michael bloomberg , who along the way mentioned koch's choice to be buried at trinity cemetery in upper manhattan . think about it, he said, a poli polish jew in a largely dominican neighborhood. what could be more new york or more ed koch ? they carried the casket out of the church to the tune of the sinatra classic,