Andy Lanset appears in the following:
Friday, February 18, 2011
WNYC's first Music Supervisor (Music Director) Herman Neuman was a an accomplished conductor and composer and oversaw the department from its beginning in 1924 to 1967. He continued to do his regular "world" music program (classical), Hands Across the Sea into the 1970s.
Friday, February 11, 2011
In a rare appearance behind the microphone, Major Edwin H. Armstrong, the inventor of frequency modulation (FM) broadcasting, addressed the WNYC audience 63 years ago today. The occasion was the launch of WNYC's new FM transmitter.
Friday, February 04, 2011
Belgian-born soprano Lily Djanel sings the French national anthem “La Marseillaise” to a crowd of 50,000 on June 6, 1944. The D-Day rally broadcast by WNYC was presided over by Mayor La Guardia.
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Col. Charles A. Lindbergh receives a medal of valor from New York City Mayor Jimmy Walker, June 13, 1927. The aviator stood in front of the WNYC and network microphones, having just garnered tributes in Washington, D.C. for his historic non-stop solo flight across the Atlantic.
Friday, January 21, 2011
Dr. John Haynes Holmes addressed tens of thousands at an anti-Nazi rally in Battery Park on May 10, 1933, broadcast over WNYC. The Pastor of the Community Church recalled his earlier protests of the pogroms against the Jews in Czarist Russia and said, Hitler was "more cruel than the Czar."
Friday, January 07, 2011
New York Mayor John P. O'Brien* pinned a gold medal on Wiley Post, 'round-the-world flier' on the steps of City Hall, July 26, 1933. Post's wife Edna Mae is on the right behind the WNYC microphone.
Saturday, January 01, 2011
Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia on the steps of City Hall with attorney Allen Wardwell, Chairman of the Greater New York Campaign of Russian War Relief, Inc. launching Russian War Relief Week, June 20, 1942.
Friday, December 31, 2010
Concert pianist Nadia Reisenberg standing in front of the Louis Schanker WPA mural at WNYC, April 25, 1942.*
Friday, December 24, 2010
A 1950s era New York City subway advertisment for WNYC by Amelia Opdyke Jones, a.k.a. "Oppy". Oppy was the cartoonist behind a twenty-year run of subway posters and advertisments beginning in 1946.
Friday, December 17, 2010
Malcolm X in front of the Teresa Hotel in Harlem when he was still a spokesperson for the Nation of Islam.
Friday, December 10, 2010
Friday, December 03, 2010
Cartoonist Graces Cover of Program Guide
Friday, November 26, 2010
Brooklyn College Sponsors Music Series
Friday, November 12, 2010
Credentials in a Simpler Time
Friday, November 05, 2010
Check Out the Slide Show!
Friday, November 30, 2007
Would you ever trust a photograph to tell you whether a work of art is real? Well, the same kind of trickery can happen (and might be even easier to pull off) with sound recordings. We asked WNYC archivist Andy Lanset to burrow into the early days ...
Saturday, January 28, 2006
We tend to trust people's voices, but sound recordings and radio are easy to fabricate. We asked WNYC archivist Andy Lanset to burrow into the early days of radio and unearth the fakers.
Saturday, September 03, 2005
In 1949 a sultry voiced siren, who called herself Lonesome Gal, carved out her own special place in radio history. Produced by Andy Lanset.
Saturday, June 11, 2005
Would you ever trust a photograph to tell you whether a work of art is real? Well, the same kind of trickery can happen — might even be easier to pull off — with sound recordings and radio. We asked WNYC archivist Andy Lanset to burrow into the early days ...