Streams

Andy Lanset

Director of Archives, New York Public Radio

Andy Lanset appears in the following:

Latin Americans in Music

Monday, September 23, 2013

"It has been my experience that those who really love music have a consuming passion to become familiar with its every manifestation."
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Brains Have No Sex

Monday, September 16, 2013

"Women as a whole, make a smaller fuss about accepting responsibilities, of whatever nature, than men."
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So You Think It's Easy!

Monday, September 09, 2013

"Still, there is always that fearful moment when a wide-eyed newsman rushes in with a bulletin about the fall of Dneproderzhinsk (40 miles from Dnepropetrovsk)."
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Earliest Known Recording of a New York City Mayor

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Who knew a commercial recording of a New York City Mayor would ever sell?
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Raymond Asserson, Sr., The Man Who Built WNYC in 1924: Speaking Truth to Power

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

The man who built WNYC.
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Radio Pioneer Tommy Cowan Announces a Parade of History

Friday, May 10, 2013

He was an announcer blessed with the gift of gab and an encyclopedic knowledge of New York.
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Holocaust Remembrance Day

Sunday, April 07, 2013

The war wouldn't be over for another year, but it was very clear what was happening to the Jews of Europe.
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Earliest Known Broadcast on Nazi Persecution of Jews

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

A rare recording surfaces!
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Ms. Bella Abzug

Monday, March 18, 2013

In March, 1972, reporter Eleanor Fischer interviewed Congresswoman Bella Abzug as she was fighting to hold on to her congressional district in Manhattan encompassing, in part, the Battery, the Lower East Side, Little Italy, Chinatown, Greenwich Village and Chelsea. Representative Abzug talks about this effort to marginalize her. She also calls for pulling U.S. troops out of Vietnam, endorses Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm's campaign for the Presidency and (there may be some debate over it) lays claim to starting the honorific "Ms."

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Marcus Garvey: 20th Century Pan-Africanist

Friday, February 15, 2013

He had six million followers at one time
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Scottsboro: A Civil Rights Milestone

Friday, February 01, 2013

Scottsboro: A Civil Rights Milestone
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Previously Unreleased Interviews with The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

In 1961, a radio reporter named Eleanor Fischer spoke to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for a CBC called Project 62. As far as we know, these unedited interviews have never been presented in their entirety until now.

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David Durk's Moving Testimony Before the Knapp Commission

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

His testimony before the Knapp Commission investigation into police corruption in 1971 made for some of the most moving public testimony ever broadcast. 
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The Marine Corps General Who Called War 'A Racket'

Sunday, November 11, 2012

"I was a racketeer for capitalism."
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Pioneering Language Classes Over WNYC

Friday, September 14, 2012

French, Spanish, Italian and German lessons were all available on the air.
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Macklin Marrow and the WNYC Concert Orchestra

Friday, August 03, 2012

When WNYC had a concert orchestra, this man lead the way.
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Morris S. Novik: Public Radio Pioneer

Friday, July 13, 2012

He coined the phrase 'public broadcasting' and made the station a role model.
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Ralph Berton: The Man Behind Radio's First Serious Jazz Music Program

Friday, June 01, 2012

The show was dedicated to "the finest in recorded hot jazz."
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The Reader's Almanac with Walter James Miller

Friday, May 04, 2012

He conducted early interviews with writers such as Nadine Gordimer, Erica Jong, Kurt Vonnegut, Dorothy Gallagher and Jerzy Kosinski.
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