Streams

Andy Lanset

Director of Archives, New York Public Radio

Andy Lanset appears in the following:

Jimmy Hoffa Speaks Out on His Way to Jail

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Nearly 40 years later the bones have disappeared but the voice is still defiant.
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The Flexner Incident: Not One of Our Finer Moments

Monday, July 21, 2014

James Flexner's appearance on WNYC in 1931 could have gone better. He tells the story of the announcer with the wandering hands.
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WNYC and WQXR: Pioneer Broadcasters of Latin American Music

Thursday, July 17, 2014

It started at WNYC, ended up at WQXR and packed a south of the border beat.
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Losing a Husband to the Freedom Summer

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Rita Schwerner's husband Michael was one of three civil rights workers murdered by the KKK during Freedom Summer. Hear her talk about staying the course after his death.
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Thomas B. Morgan, Former Head of WNYC, Dies

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Thomas B. Morgan, the President of the WNYC Communications Group from April 1990 to April 1994, died today. Morgan was an honorary trustee of New York Public Radio. He had not been well for some time.

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How Geopolitics Shaped WNYC’s Iconic Station Identification

Friday, June 13, 2014

NBC had tones. We had a statement of hope for the world.
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Kurt Vonnegut: "Fates Worse Than Death"

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

His edgy 1982 “sermon” took on the question of whether hydrogen bombs would deliver us from more terrifying circumstances. The full audio recording is now available for the first time.
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Hear the Men Who Saw D-Day from Both Sides

Friday, June 06, 2014

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the largest amphibious invasion in history, where 156,000 Allied troops landed on five French beaches. But there’s a lot to learn from individual s...
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Listen to the First Detailed Account of the Tiananmen Square Massacre

Monday, June 02, 2014

Shen Tong was one of China's most famous dissident leaders. Six days after the bloody suppression of student protesters at Beijing's Tiananmen Square, he walked out of the country, ca...
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The Man Who Fought For and Founded WNYC

Thursday, May 29, 2014

WNYC
WNYC's founding: A story from the dawn of the Radio Age.
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Leader of American Anthropology Launches WNYC Series

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

American scientists and intellectuals in the fight against fascism before World War II.

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A Report to Listeners

Monday, May 12, 2014

When WQXR was a commercial station sponsorship was a selective affair.
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Boys in the Bach Room

Monday, May 05, 2014

"One evening I got back from the mess hall before the others and bravely snapped on WQXR."
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Remembrance of Themes Past

Monday, April 28, 2014

"Music has, for all of us, its special "little phrases." Listening becomes for us, especially the listening to quite familiar music, remembrance of themes past."
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Nicholas Pileggi, The Mafia in New York City

Thursday, April 24, 2014

In a one-hour talk that has the easy-going feel of a conversation in a diner, Nicholas Pileggi provides an account of how the Mafia came to power in New York City.
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We Know What You Like

Monday, April 21, 2014

"WQXR's listeners who make themselves articulate to us have more influence in shaping our programs than many non-writing fans realize."
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An Opera Impresario Looks at Radio

Monday, April 14, 2014

"I find that many members of the Metropolitan public look to the special facilities of WQXR, which combine the advantages of both radio and recordings for the opera-loving public."
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Music For American Youth

Monday, April 07, 2014

"There seems to be in some uninformed circles, the general impression that the musical education of American youth is being neglected."
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What a New Cold War Could Sound Like

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

One thing about the Cold War: It made for some great radio. 
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