Andy Lanset

Director of Archives, New York Public Radio

Andy Lanset appears in the following:

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

A March 1972 interview with the political dynamo on feminism and redistricting.
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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, radio reporter Eleanor Fischer spoke to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for CBC Project 62. As far as we know, these 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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Al Arkus: The Music Maestro

Friday, February 24, 2012

The Pied Piper of children's programming on WNYC.
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WNYC Director Seymour N. Siegel: Public Radio Visionary

Friday, February 10, 2012

Mayor La Guardia sent him in to close the place down. He ended up saving it.
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WNYC's Resident Man of Words, 1926-1929

Friday, January 20, 2012

"Once there was a wizard who boasted that he knew his book from A to Izzard. He was a mere novice compared with Frank H. Vizetelly."
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WNYC and the Land of Mu

Friday, January 13, 2012

A cult classic airs on WNYC.
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On the Eve of New Year's Eve 1924

Friday, December 30, 2011

On December 30, 1924, The New York Times radio listings* for WNYC included a remote broadcast from the Newspaper Club of New York. It was a children's Christmas party for the sons and daughters of newspaper men. The entertainment line-up included Marilyn Miller, the Duncan Sisters, The Singer Midgets, George Haas and his singing canaries, Betty Bronson, Toto, Bob Miller, Gedney and Magee, Winifred Toomey, Rachel Mastrota, Richard B. Gilbert, Sam Wooding's Orchestra and Teddy, the baby elephant. Who were they? Let's find out.

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WNYC Promotes Health and Wellness with Olympian Joe Ruddy

Friday, December 23, 2011

Keeping Fit was a regular series of  health and exercise talks by Joe Ruddy on WNYC in 1926.
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Cartoonist and Sports Writer Thornton Fisher, WNYC Sports Commentator 1924-1925

Friday, December 16, 2011

Thornton Fisher (1888-1975) began his broadcasting career in 1923 at AT&T's WEAF in New York as one of radio's earliest sports commentators. He switched to WNYC the following year, not long after the municipal station began broadcasting. The Evening Leader of Corning, New York  praised Fisher's Tuesday and Thursday evening program, Sports Analysis, and said, "he is one of the keenest sports writers and cartoonists in the world of journalism. His love for all sports, coupled with his sparkling wit and understanding of every phase of every game, have created an immortal place for him as chronicler of the progress of sports."[1]

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