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Just to clear this up for the transcript: Congressman Koch
has been getting calls this morning for this interview on this
legislation, and this interview was interrupted by a request
from a reporter. What station was that?
That was an FM station. But the stations that I've spoken
with so far this morning are WCBS and WABC and WNYC.
And it just occurred to me that we could get a real live flavor
of your work with Congress by taking your end of this conversation.
I'm just amazed it got so much attention.
And also since you've mentioned this handing out of literature:
did you tell me that just about every day when you're in New
York City you hand out literature some place from 8 to 9?
Yes, what I do, and I've done it since my election to
Congress, is: every day that I'm in the city of New York which
isn't a national holiday -- and I don't include weekends on this
either, normally it would be a Friday morning -- from 8 to 9
I will go to a subway or bus stop in my district and hand out
a statement which describes an issue I'm involved in, and at the
bottom of that statement will be a little box that will say: “If
you would like to see this issue forwarded or pressed or have
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