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Eleanor Roosevelt

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Eleanor Roosevelt's Hidden Talent

Friday, August 24, 2012

WNYC

To generate interest in a series of talent shows benefiting the 1957 March of Dimes, Eleanor Roosevelt tried her hand as an amateur disc jockey on WNYC.

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Mary McLeod Bethune and Eleanor Roosevelt Comment on America's Imperfect Democracy

Friday, August 03, 2012

WNYC

Former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt interviews her friend Mary McLeod Bethune in a 1949 radio broadcast in support of 'interracial understanding.' 

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Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire 50th Anniversary

Saturday, March 25, 1961

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Unnamed band plays the Star Spangled Banner. Reverend Yager is introduced and gives a prayer related to the dangers of fire: "Open their eyes, Oh God, to the causes of fire ...

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National Conference of Christians and Jews : "To bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance"

Tuesday, October 25, 1960

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Theme of Conference: "To bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance,"
170th Anniversary of George Washington's letter to the Hebrew Congregation of Newport, Rhode Island where he wrote the phrase ...

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Eleanor Roosevelt at the Women's House of Detention

Sunday, March 17, 1957

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March 17, 1957

Unidentified woman (a judge?) and male (Arnold Michaelis?) speakers introduces the topic of the broadcast: the work of the Department of Correction's Women's House of ...

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Eleanor Roosevelt as a disc jockey for WNYC

Wednesday, February 06, 1957

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As part of a fundraising effort for the March of Dimes, Eleanor Roosevelt reveals her "hidden talent" as a disc jockey. Several New York City teenagers suffering from polio attend the ...

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Headliners Speak for the United Nations

Sunday, October 18, 1953

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American Association for the United Nations and the American Jewish Committee.

Prepared for United Nations Week - October 18-24, 1953

Spots for the UN:

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Eleanor Roosevelt : Human Rights

Wednesday, November 19, 1952

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Eleanor Roosevelt addresses the United Nations General Assembly.

She discusses human rights and urges the audience to not forget that there are those who would like to go ...

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Eleanor Roosevelt Addresses the American Library Association

Monday, October 13, 1952

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"Books are basic to culture."

American Library Association.

Talks about the current attack on UNESCO. Early UNESCO projects may not have gone well but things ...

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Eleanor Roosevelt : "Public Affairs"

Monday, June 18, 1951

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National Association of Practical Nursing

Mrs. Roosevelt acts as representative of the consumers of nursing services. Listeners would be interested in what she sees as the importance of ...

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Eleanor Roosevelt

Tuesday, January 10, 1950

Former First Lady speaks about opportunity and about taking America for granted.

Eleanor Roosevelt's Commentary in Favor of Re-Electing Mayor O'Dwyer

Tuesday, October 25, 1949

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Mrs. Roosevelt frames her support for Mayor O'Dwyer by talking about what he was able to accomplish with very few resources during the war years. Additional topics include labor, strikes, and ...

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Youth Aliyah Celebration : Henrietta Szold Citation to Eleanor Roosevelt

Thursday, February 10, 1949

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Presentation of Henrietta Szold award to Mrs. Roosevelt, by an unnamed woman, in recognition for her work with Hadassah to rescue children through Youth Aliyah. During her speech, Mrs. Roosevelt discusses ...

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Eleanor Roosevelt : Great Women of America

Wednesday, February 02, 1949

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Interview with Mary McLeod Bethune of the National Council of Negro Women

The day before Lincoln's birthday, Mrs. Roosevelt interviews Mary McLeod Bethune, the daughter of former slaves ...

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