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Andy Lanset

Director of Archives, New York Public Radio

Andy Lanset appears in the following:

Kurt Vonnegut and L.J. Davis and the Novelist's Relationship to Community

Thursday, December 19, 2013

This May 1, 1978 interview was the third Vonnegut had with Walter James Miller.
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William Orton Tewson - WNYC Literary Critic (1928-1934)

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

W. O. Tewson was an editor and literary critic heard regularly on WNYC between March, 1928 and September, 1934 discussing literature and books. He wrote for The New York Times, Hearst newspapers, and was the editor of The New York Evening Post's literary review.

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Caesar's Commentaries

Monday, December 16, 2013

"I wanted to be a pianist and a surgeon, the general idea being to operate with my right hand and bring comfort and joy to the poor victim by concertizing for him with my left."
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Kurt Vonnegut on Slapstick, His Sci-Fi Family Novel

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Vonnegut talks about his strange sci-fi tale of fraternal twins who are brilliant when they can interact with each other but only “dull normal” when separated. He reveals that his por...
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Ted Cott: WNYC Wunderkind

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

He was hired as a ticket taker for Staten Island Ferry and reported for work at WNYC.
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Consider the Interpreters

Monday, December 09, 2013

"Phonograph records and radio broadcasts have in recent years given the interpreter of music an importance almost equal to that of the composer himself."
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Kurt Vonnegut on Breakfast of Champions

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Vonnegut is at the top of his game—confidently proclaiming the novelist’s ability to “make up new myths that people will believe.”
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"Are You A Highbrow?"

Monday, December 02, 2013

"As far as I can make out, the word "high-brow" in its current connection with music is a synonym for "undesirable."
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Twentieth Century Magic

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

The wonders of radio and its potential to be entertaining, educational, amusing, exciting and appealing to the intellectual as well as the average person.
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The American Composer

Monday, November 25, 2013

"The music of America is no longer a foundling, a stepchild or an outcast in its own country."
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The Position of Women in Music

Monday, November 18, 2013

"The number of women in the musical profession has been steadily increasing...As the art of music is in a state of hopeless decadence, this phenomenon is inevitable."
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Bach is a Modern

Monday, November 11, 2013

"Yes, Bach is a modern. A present-day band-arranger gives free rein to the performer--and so did Bach."
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My Day With WQXR

Monday, November 04, 2013

"WQXR has twined itself to the context of my life in an almost obsessive way."
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Zaven 'Doc' Masoomian

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

He helped make WQXR what it is today.
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"What About This American Music?"

Monday, October 28, 2013

"American Music is here to be reckoned with, lustily growing, and confident."
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WNYC Logos through the years

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

From the letterhead of New York City's Municipal Broadcasting System to the new design today, WNYC has gone through a number of logos. While each logo represents WNYC in a specific period of time one thing remains constant: WNYC is "The Voice of the City."

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Records Make Music Lovers

Monday, October 21, 2013

"Recordings are not only representatives of music; they are also musical ambassadors."
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An Orchestral Conductor Looks at Radio

Monday, October 14, 2013

"WQXR allows me to not only hear performances by other men but to take quiet stock of my own."
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Commandments for Commentators

Monday, October 07, 2013

A biblical imperative for the newsy.
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Paderewski

Monday, September 30, 2013

"His every move in life personally, socially and economically was for the benefit and improvement of his fellow men."
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