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The Civic Wit of Humorist Harry Hershfield

Monday, October 15, 2012

WNYC

"New York City Mayors I Have Known" might be the better title for this 1954 installment of Campus Press Conference featuring guest Harry Hershfield -- columnist, cartoonist, and "Toastmaster Extraordinary."

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Harry Hershfield

Wednesday, July 07, 1954

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

Charles Bennett hosts.


Hershfield answers questions about his duties as toastmaster and experience with mayors.


Panelists: Maureen O'Neill, Ursula Mahoney, Robert Krauss, and Martin Birmingham.


Questions:


James Walker was the ...

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Columbus Day Dinner from Waldorf Astoria

Wednesday, October 18, 1950

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

Manetti begins the evening by discussing scholarships and reading telegrams (from Truman, Dewey, the US ambassador to Italy). Foley gives Pope a Distinguished Service Certificate in honor of his late father, ...

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Harry Hershfield

Tuesday, July 10, 1945

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

6:15PM

Harry Hershfield returns for a second time to read the newspaper comics during the newspaper deliverymen's strike. He reads Dick Tracy, Joe Palooka and Bringing Up Father. ...

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Harry Hershfield

Monday, July 02, 1945

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

Harry Hershfield reads the daily newspaper comic strips by invitation of Mayor La Guardia during the newspaper delivery man strike.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


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