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Fiorello H. La Guardia

Fiorello H. La Guardia appears in the following:

WNYC 30th Anniversary Special

Thursday, July 08, 1954

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Excerpts illustrating WNYC's 30-year-old legacy on the air. An announcer introduces each clip and provides context.


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Mayor La Guardia speaking at an unnamed ...

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Cavalcade of WNYC

Thursday, July 08, 1948

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A review of WNYC's first 24 years (1924-1948). Item contains re-enactments and actualities from the old WNYC collection, including Grover Whalen's speech upon WNYC's inaugural broadcast, a performance of the Police ...

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December 23, 1945

Sunday, December 23, 1945

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Celebration of the first post-war Christmas.
Performance of "O Holy Night." La Guardia urges all to continue to pray for peace. He proceeds to tell the story of Christ's birth. ...

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December 16, 1945

Sunday, December 16, 1945

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Description from the Municipal Archives card catalog:

U.N. Committee decision to make its headquarters in the U.S.
The Pearl Harbor investigations. Housing. Rent control. Problems in the ...

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December 9, 1945

Sunday, December 09, 1945

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From card catalog: Democracy and peace. Christmas gifts. UN and its selection of a capitol. Food situation and the butter shortage. Housing and construction. Labor situation. Reconversion of three family houses. ...

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December 2, 1945

Sunday, December 02, 1945

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Description from the Municipal Archives card catalog:

Re-dedication ceremony for the Brooklyn Bridge. Food situation. UN and its capito [sic]. Situation in Europe. Parcel Food service shippers. Best ...

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November 25, 1945

Sunday, November 25, 1945

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Description from the Municipal Archives card catalog:

Defense bonds. Termination of rationing. Ceiling prices still remain. Inflation and its dangers. Rent control. Building situation. Survey of 2 and ...

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November 18, 1945

Sunday, November 18, 1945

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Description from the Municipal Archives card catalog:

Defense bonds. Milk situation. A labor plan for our country. Management-labor conference in Washington. Jurisdictional disputes. Strike at Pier 13. Labor ...

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November 11, 1945

Sunday, November 11, 1945

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Description from the Municipal Archives card catalog:

Peace and democracy. The free press. "The lying press" (Journal American editorial of 10-30-1945)
Loan Sharks. New rent racket. Resignation ...

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October 28, 1945

Sunday, October 28, 1945

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Description from the Municipal Archives card catalog:

Peace and the power to enforce it. Navy Day celebration. Enthusiastic reception given Truman by the people of NYC. An interpretation ...

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October 21, 1945

Sunday, October 21, 1945

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From card catalog: Contents.-Intelligence and cooperation.-Navy Day celebration and Truman's first appearance in N.Y.C. as President.-Numbers racket.-Small loan sharks.-Traffic plan for mid-town Manhattan.-Housing situation.-U.S. surplus building material.-Fitness of temporary housing for ...

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October 7, 1945

Sunday, October 07, 1945

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Description from the Municipal Archives card catalog:

God and country; peace and brotherly love. 300th anniversary of charter of Flushing, L.I. John Baum, champion of religious freedom. Quakers.


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September 30, 1945

Sunday, September 30, 1945

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Description from the Municipal Archives card catalog:

Visits from Marshal Zhukov, admiral Nimitz, Pres., of Chile (dedication of Avenue of the Americas), Pres. Truman.-World Peace Day-Navy Day ceremonies.-CPA ...

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September 23, 1945

Sunday, September 23, 1945

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Description from the Municipal Archives card catalog:

Benefit concert at Carnegie Hall. City Center program. Proposal of U.S. peace treaty with Italy. Ration points lifted from utility meat ...

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September 16, 1945

Sunday, September 16, 1945

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Discontinuance of meatless Tuesdays and Fridays. Need for caution in using heavy cream. Enforcement of ceiling prices. Recommendation made on the capital outlay budget for 1946. Post-war building programs. Jurisdictional disputes ...

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September 9, 1945

Sunday, September 09, 1945

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Jewish New Year's greeting. Opening of the school year. Appeal to parents of school children urging them to persuade children to complete their eduction. Appeal to the child to finish his ...

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September 2, 1945

Sunday, September 02, 1945

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Signing of the Japanese surrender. Tribute to American labor. Responsibilities of labor in reconversion. Terms of agreement are binding on both employer and employees. Labor and racketeers. Recommendation for merging of ...

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Charles de Gaulle City Hall Reception

Monday, August 27, 1945

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Joe Fishler reports on Charles de Gualle's arrival at City Hall Plaza. He describes General de Gaulle's route to City Hall, from the newly built Idlewild Airport through Queens, Brooklyn and ...

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August 26, 1945

Sunday, August 26, 1945

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From card catalog: Need to resume hard work for reconversion. NYC's post-war program of construction and improvement. The garment industry. Food situation and continuation of meatless Tuesdays and Fridays. Tipping racket ...

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August 19, 1945

Sunday, August 19, 1945

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Description from the Municipal Archives card catalog:

Production of consumer goods alone is not the means to national full employment. Appeal to bond holders not to cash in ...

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