Back Stories: Former Gov. Cuomo, Mayor Koch Take Over The WCBS Studio

WCBS 880's 50th Anniversary Takes A Look Back

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — In today’s Back Story, former WCBS General Manager Ed Kiernan recalls what it was like having the two most powerful men in New York in the studio.

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WCBS 880 50th Anniversary Photos: Political Guests

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New York Gov. Mario Cuomo during one of his “Ask the Governor” broadcasts on WCBS. (Credit: WCBS Newsradio 880)

Gov. Mario Cuomo hosted a radio show on the station one Thursday at month at 7 p.m. Kiernan says he would arrive 90 minutes in advance to sit and talk with our staff.

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New York City Mayor Ed Koch during one of his “Ask the Mayor” broadcasts on WCBS. (Credit: WCBS Newsradio 880)

Mayor Ed Koch caught wind of how successful Cuomo’s show was, and decided to host one himself.

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