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Fiorello H. La Guardia

Fiorello H. La Guardia appears in the following:

Forget Freebies: Fiorello Forks Over $15 for First Fair Ticket

Monday, February 23, 2015

WNYC
76 years ago today, a resolute Mayor La Guardia spoke against the practice of free passes to city events.
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A New Year's Message from Mayor La Guardia

Saturday, December 31, 2011

On New Year's Eve, 1944, Mayor F. H. La Guardia devoted the first few minutes of his weekly "Talk to the People" broadcast to bidding a somber farewell to a harsh year of international war, domestic hardship and staggering loss of life. Listen to his short address to New York City citizens, delivered on the last day of a year many Americans were glad to see end.

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August 19th, 2001

Sunday, August 19, 2001

New York in summer: Noisy

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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.


Clip list:
Mayor La Guardia speaking at an unnamed ...

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Cavalcade of WNYC

Thursday, July 08, 1948

A recreation of WNYC's first broadcast at the launch of the station's 25th year on the air.

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LaGuardia, Fiorello H -Talk to the people (last broadcast)

Sunday, December 30, 1945

Fiorello La Gaurdia gives his last Talk to the People in this typically wide-ranging address.
In it, he discusses the recent conference of Allied powers in Moscow, the future of Idlewild Airport, WNYC's new FM license, and coming concerts and performances at the Museum of Natural history and the ...

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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

United Nations will be in NYC!

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December 9, 1945

Sunday, December 09, 1945

Don't buy butter! Buy oleomargerine!

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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

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

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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Mayor La Guardia - Address to Longshoremen

Friday, October 12, 1945

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From card catalog: Address to the Longshoremen of N.Y.C. on the pending labor dispute.

Begins with a nice intro song: "Whistle While You Work." Shipping is the most ...

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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

"Beethoven's 9th Symphony is both a tonic and a stimulant!"

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September 16, 1945

Sunday, September 16, 1945

"The demand for heavy cream went beyond all expectations! Please be reasonable!"

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