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Fiorello H. La Guardia

Fiorello H. La Guardia appears in the following:

NYC's Official Memorial to Franklin D. Roosevelt

Saturday, April 14, 1945

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WNYC announcer describes the scene on Broadway, where citizens have gathered to memorialize Roosevelt.


A moment of silence, during which only bells and birds are heard.


Mayor La Guardia addresses the ...

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La Guardia on the death of FDR

Thursday, April 12, 1945

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La Guardia speaks with great sadness about the death of President Roosevelt. He notes that the day's plans had included an award that was supposed to be bestowed in WNYC. He ...

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April 8, 1945

Sunday, April 08, 1945

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Our city budget.

La Guardia explains his city budget presented to the Board of Estimate and explains the budgetary process, tax revenues, etc. Detailed review of his recommended ...

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April 1, 1945

Sunday, April 01, 1945

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Easter Sunday ceremony, with the Coast Guard Glee Club. Contents: Christ, Our Lord has arisen. Readings from the Bible. Hallelujah, Amen. Easter Sunday sermon. Easter Parade. Hozannah. [sic] Onward Christian Soldiers. ...

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March 25, 1945

Sunday, March 25, 1945

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War in Europe. Investigation of meat shortage. Red Cross fund drive and P.A.L. fun drive. Report by the Commissioner of Investigation. New York City Committee for Latin American scholarships (3rd annual ...

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March 18, 1945

Sunday, March 18, 1945

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War in Europe, Meat Shortage, Threatened Egg Dealers Strike, Rebuilding Bellevue Hospital. Rebuilding Downtown Brooklyn. Terminal Market.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 59180
Municipal ...

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March 11, 1945

Sunday, March 11, 1945

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Europe. Poultry situation. Poultry priorities for hospitals. Fish supply; distributing and retailing. Eggs and their grading. Fuel crisis. Appeal to New Yorkers to build up their fuel supplies for the winter ...

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March 4, 1945

Sunday, March 04, 1945

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Our rationing system. Ceiling price of fish. Poultry situation. Butter supply for voluntary hospitals. Jerusalem artichoke, a substitute for potatoes. Inexpensive clothing for children. State laws pertaining to interest rates and ...

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February 25, 1945

Sunday, February 25, 1945

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Fiorello La Guardia talks to the people. He addresses a comment to Winston Churchill on the meaning of the Atlantic Charter; conserving heating fuel; meat shortage and New York Times reporting; ...

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February 18, 1945

Sunday, February 18, 1945

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Food shortages, low cost clothing, Mayor Gaynor. Fiorello La Guardia talks t the people. Broadcast on WNYC, February 18, 1945.; La Guardia talks about meat shortage Armed Forces food consumption OPA ...

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February 11, 1945

Sunday, February 11, 1945

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Atlantic Charter.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 71128
Municipal archives id: LT4084

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February 4, 1945

Sunday, February 04, 1945

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Fiorello La Guardia talks to the people. He talks about battlefront conditions in relation to sacrifices at home; defeat of Germany; current freight embargo and its effect on coal and food; ...

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January 28, 1945

Sunday, January 28, 1945

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War effort. Meat and fuel situation.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 71126
Municipal archives id: LT4082

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January 21, 1945

Sunday, January 21, 1945

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President Roosevelt's Health. Man power.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 54757
Municipal archives id: LT4081

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[Celebration of Benjamin Franklin's Birth]

Wednesday, January 17, 1945

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239th anniversary of the birth of Benjamin Franklin celebration. Sponsored by members of the graphic arts industry the exercises honor Franklin's many great accomplishments. Mayor La Guardia speaks.


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January 14, 1945

Sunday, January 14, 1945

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Coastal Defenses. Civil defense. Food supply in NYC.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 71122
Municipal archives id: LT4080

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January 7, 1945

Sunday, January 07, 1945

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VVL Call No.: DB4233. Alternate VVL Number: 01-0937-041

1. Atlantic Charter
2. Food Shortages
3. Gambling


Fiorello La Guardia talks to ...

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December 31, 1944

Sunday, December 31, 1944

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Description from the Municipal Archives card catalog:

War news. War Food Administration. Rabies. Department of Health work.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


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December 24, 1944

Sunday, December 24, 1944

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From Municipal Archives catalog: Lauritz Melchior, guest. Christmas message.

Performances of Christmas songs (Lauritz Melchior, of the Metropolitan Opera; the Queens College Chamber Ensemble, directed by Boris Schwartz ...

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December 17, 1944

Sunday, December 17, 1944

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From Municipal Archives catalog: Food situation in NYC, food grading, savings bonds, rabies.

Includes unusual live performance of theme on outro.


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