- 11:56 am - Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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Thanks to the wonderful folks at the NEDCC for a great visit. Looking forward to more collaborations!
- 12:00 am - Mon, Apr 14, 2014
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If it’s good enough for Elvis, it’s good enough for you and your child - On the birthday of the city’s first female Health Commissioner, we honor Dr. Leona Baumgartner and the New York City publicity campaign for the polio vaccine.
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In 1958, former Secretary of State Dean Acheson was out of power but not out of opinions. At this Book and Authors Luncheon the influential statesman weighs in on the pressing foreign policy question of the day: our relations with the Soviet Union.
- 12:01 am - Thu, Apr 10, 2014
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This live dedication of four Works Progress Administration (WPA) murals in WNYC’s Studio B is most notable for the comments of abstract artist Stuart Davis, the only one of the murals’ creators in attendance.
- 12:00 am - Wed, Apr 9, 2014
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This dramatic live broadcast from 1939 is a seminal moment in American jurisprudence and political history: the pardon of Tom Mooney, a tireless labor activist wrongly condemned to death in 1917 for a fatal bombing, after he served 22 years in prison.
- 12:01 am - Tue, Apr 8, 2014
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The writer, critic, editor, filmmaker, television pioneer, and broadcaster Gilbert Seldes comments on censorship, a favorite topic, in this 1953 broadcast of The Lively Arts.
- 10:58 am - Mon, Apr 7, 2014
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In 1957, two years before his death, Frank Lloyd Wright sat down with WNYC to discuss his design philosophy, exhibiting his trademark eloquence and blistering opinions. http://bit.ly/1g0KKsg
- 2:01 pm - Sat, Apr 5, 2014
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Sunday, March 06, 1983
The often neglected, masterful poetry of Samuel Menashe on WNYC, 1981. http://bit.ly/1pEZMKB
Watch the incredible portrait in 2009 by WNYC’s video producer Jennifer Hsu here: