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Andy Lanset

Director of Archives, New York Public Radio

Andy Lanset appears in the following:

From the Archives

Sunday, April 17, 2011

It’s often a challenge when dealing with archive materials for web presentations.

You have audio and no photo or vice versa.  Additionally, materials we now recognize as being innovative and landmark productions may have been overlooked in their day, leaving little public record of their activities.  

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Artist and architect A.G. Lorimer Captures WNYC's Old Transmitter Site From Two Perspectives.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Art and technology in harmony.
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The Federal WPA Music Project is a Major Presence at WNYC

Friday, April 08, 2011

A lot of people think Mayor La Guardia saved WNYC, but it was really the Federal WPA.
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Isaac Brimberg: The Broadcast Pioneer Who Made It All Work

Friday, March 25, 2011

He was an MIT grad who made all the difference.
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WNYC WWII broadcasts at the National Library of Norway

Friday, March 18, 2011

WNYC aids in the struggle against the Nazi occupation of Norway.
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Communist Propaganda or Capitalist Commercial? A 1930s WNYC Broadcast is Mired in Controversy.

Friday, March 11, 2011

A cold war was brewing well before the World War II.
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WNYC Covers Howard Hughes After He Circles the Globe in Record Time!

Friday, March 04, 2011

Howard Hughes wades through a scrum of reporters at Floyd Bennett Field, July 14, 1938. Hughes and his four-man crew had just returned to New York after circumnavigating the globe and covering 14,672 miles in a record-setting three days, 19 hours, 14 minutes and 10 seconds.

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The New York Public Radio Archives Loses An Old Friend

Thursday, February 24, 2011

The first Chinese-American broadcast technician in the New York-metro area.
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WNYC's First Music Director is a Pioneer in the Broadcast of Classical Music

Friday, February 18, 2011

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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.

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The Father of FM Broadcasting is Heard Over WNYC 63 Years Ago Today!

Friday, February 11, 2011

The inventor of FM radio helps to launch WNYC new FM transmitter.
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WNYC Broadcasts D-Day Rally

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.  

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The Earliest Identifiable WNYC Recording: Lindbergh at City Hall in June, 1927

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

The oldest piece of the WNYC audio ever found!
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WNYC Broadcasts From One of the First Anti-Nazi Rallies Held in the U.S.

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."

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WNYC Covers the Celebration of Wiley Post's Record Breaking Flight Around the World in 1933

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.

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Mayor La Guardia Urges WNYC Listeners to Support Soviets Fighting Nazis

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.

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Concert Pianist Nadia Reisenberg at WNYC

Friday, December 31, 2010

A concert great!
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A 1950s WNYC Subway Ad by Oppy

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.

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Malcolm X on WNYC

Friday, December 17, 2010

The event that sparked an iconic photograph.
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Radio Fad: Collecting Verified Reception Stamps

Friday, December 10, 2010

Hobby Helps Determine Signal Reach
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Jules Feiffer Celebrates WNYC

Friday, December 03, 2010

Cartoonist Graces Cover of Program Guide
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