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Fiorello H. La Guardia

Fiorello H. La Guardia appears in the following:

May 24, 1942

Sunday, May 24, 1942

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WNYC archives id: 71713

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May 17, 1942

Sunday, May 17, 1942

Mayor La Guardia is at war against the pinball machine.

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May 10, 1942

Sunday, May 10, 1942

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WNYC archives id: 71640

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April 19, 1942

Sunday, April 19, 1942

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Civil defense; I Am An American Day parade (New York at War); aluminum plant in New York; trade registration.


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La Guardia address to members of NYA Orchestra

Sunday, April 05, 1942

"Music is not a luxury, it is a necessity!"

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March 15, 1942

Sunday, March 15, 1942

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War news, report on electric and illuminated signs in regard to blackout, speed laws, commendation of Dr. Rappleye, tin can drive.



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February 8, 1942

Sunday, February 08, 1942

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Civilian Defense preparations; Formation of NYC guard patrol. Final C.D. announcement repeated in Italian, German.

Announcements: Police Commissioner Valentine's Messenger Corps in the Air Raid Warden service. Boys ...

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Dept of Sanitation : Mayor & Carey

Thursday, January 01, 1942

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4th annual department of Sanitation awards ...

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Transatlantic broadcast to Herbert Morrison, British Minister of Home Security

Wednesday, March 12, 1941

The horror of The Blitz but the Brits are keeping a stiff upper lip.

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Skating Rink Dedication, New York Building

Sunday, January 12, 1941

Skating rink comes to Flushing Meadows.

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Lighting of the Christmas Tree

Wednesday, December 20, 1939

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Ceremony lighting the Christmas Tree on City Hall steps. Speech by Mayor La Guardia. Sacred Heart Boys Choir and Police Department Glee Club perform.


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Municipal Information Center Opening

Friday, December 15, 1939

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Begins with Mayor La Guardia speaking (in progress) about unemployment and city aid for the unemployed. Asserts that paying for emergency relief will not lead to a deficit that exceeds the ...

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Vladeck City Houses Dedication

Wednesday, November 22, 1939

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Housing development's namesake (Baruch Charney Vladeck) is honored by his daughter on Thanksgiving Eve, the first day of construction. She reads poems he wrote before his recent death.

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Sale of First Ticket at the New York World's Fair 1939

Thursday, February 23, 1939

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First ticket sale to 1939 World's Fair. Flushing Meadows, Long Island, New York. Mr. Whalen, president of the New York World's Fair Committee, sells first ticket book to Mayor LaGuardia.

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New York Advances

Sunday, January 01, 1939

An audio chronicle of the La Guardia Administration's accomplishments for 1938 through dramatizations.

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The Constitutional Convention and the People of New York

Tuesday, August 23, 1938

His Honor, the Mayor, addresses the people of New York.

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What Kind of Jury System Do We Want? - La Guardia

Wednesday, May 11, 1938

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Mayor La Guardia speaks in a series of addresses arranged by Archibald R. Watson, County Clerk, on the importance of the jury system.

Some method must exist to ...

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WNYC Becomes Only Metro New York Radio Station Permitted to Use Naval Observatory Time

Sunday, April 10, 1938

WNYC gets with the grid and ties into the clock of all clocks.

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Dedication of WNYC Transmitter Site in Greenpoint

Sunday, October 31, 1937

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"New York City's Own Station, WNYC"

Lots of hiss but improves as program continues.

Tommy Cowan announces the playing of the National Anthem which is ...

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City Hall Award to General Brehon B. Somervell

Monday, January 01, 1900

The man who built La Guardia airport.

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