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Irita Taylor Van Doren

Irita Taylor Van Doren appears in the following:

Kathryn Hulme, Edward Everett Tanner III, and Arthur Holly Compton

Tuesday, October 23, 1956

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Kathryn Hulme, Edward Everett Tanner III, and Arthur Holly Compton


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 71212
Municipal archives id: LT7427

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Charles Cameron, Nile Ivanovna Magidoff, and Edwin O'Connor

Tuesday, April 17, 1956

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Irita Van Doren introduces Dr. Charles Cameron (though she identifies him as George), noting that he is the his book is the first medical text to be included as a Books ...

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Walter Lord, William J. Keating, and Herbert Kubly

Friday, March 30, 1956

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Irita Van Doren introduces Walter Lord, author of "A Night to Remember," about the sinking of the Titanic. Lord discusses his childhood fascination of the Titanic. He speaks of all the ...

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Alec Waugh, Leonard W. Labaree, and Theodore Sorensen reading a speech by John F. Kennedy

Wednesday, February 22, 1956

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Van Doren introduces Waugh, Evelyn's brother, who talks about his novel "Island in the Sun" and the West Indies. For more on Alec Waugh, visit http://www.wnyc.org/blogs/neh-preservation-project/2013/jan/11/alec-waugh/.

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Grover Whalen, Marguerite Higgins, Steve Allen

Tuesday, January 17, 1956

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Van Doren introduces Whalen, who talks about his autobiography "Mr. New York."
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Van Doren introduces Higgins, who talks about ...

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Chester Bowles, A.C. Spectorsky, and Guthrie McClintic

Tuesday, November 22, 1955

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Irita Van Doren opens the luncheon with a drawing for autographed books. She then introduces Chester Bowles, author of "The New Dimensions of Peace." He speaks about our relations with Asia ...

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Herman Wouk, Edward Weeks, and John Gunther

Tuesday, October 18, 1955

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Van Doren introduces Wouk, who talks about his book "Marjorie Morningstar" and refutes the claim that he is a "conformer."

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Quintin Reynolds, John P. Marquand, and Clifton Fadiman

Tuesday, April 19, 1955

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Irita Van Doren introduces the first speaker, Quintin Reynolds, author of "Headquarters" a profile of the New York City Police Department. Reynolds discusses crime in New York. The book is a ...

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Walter Henry Thompson, Jean Ritchie, and Telford Taylor

Tuesday, March 15, 1955

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Van Doren introduces Thompson, who talks about Churchill and his book "Assignment Churchill."


Van Doren introduces Ritchie, who talks about her childhood in Kentucky, music, and her book "Singing Family of ...

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Jim Bishop, Barbara Ward, and Carl Lamson Carmer

Tuesday, February 15, 1955

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WNYC announcer introduces program.


Van Doren introduces Bishop, who talks about his book "The Day Lincoln was Shot" and the day Lincoln was shot.


Van Doren introduces Carmer, who ...

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Dr. George Kimble, Marcia Davenport, and Ernest Henry Gruening

Wednesday, January 19, 1955

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A WNYC announcer introduces program.

Host Irita Van Doren introduces Dr. George Kimble, who talks about his book "Our American Weather," first published in 1943. Kimble was a ...

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Theodore White, Peter Freuchen, and Deems Taylor

Saturday, November 13, 1954

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WNYC announcer introduces program.

Van Doren introduces White, who speaks about his book, "Fire in the Ashes," about Europe since the end of WW2. Compares European countries to ...

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Francis H. Taylor, Tom and Lydia Davis, and Bernard Baruch

Tuesday, October 26, 1954

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WNYC announcer introduces program.


Van Doren introduces Taylor, who talks about "Fifty Centuries of Art" and the Met Museum.


Van Doren introduces the Davises, who talk about "Doctor to the ...

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Jacques Barzun, Richard Lockridge, and Heinrich Harrer

Thursday, June 24, 1954

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Irita Van Doren introduces Barzun, who talks about his book "God's Country and Mine."

Irita Van Doren introduces mystery writer Richard Lockridge, who talks about the books he ...

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Gilbert Highet, Arthur C. Clarke, and Elmer Davis

Tuesday, March 16, 1954

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5th of the season. WNYC announcer introduces program.


Van Doren introduces Highet, who talks about his book, "Man's Unconquerable Mind," and other broad aspects of history and American culture.


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Leslie Clark Stevens, Mari Sandoz, and Chester Bowles

Thursday, January 21, 1954

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Irita Van Doren, introduces the day's speakers.

Vice Admiral Leslie Stevens discusses the current state of Russia and communism.

Mari Sandoz describes the plight of ...

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James Michener, Agnes E. Meyer, and Will Durant

Wednesday, October 07, 1953

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Irita Van Doren introduces Luncheon speakers James Michener, Agnes E. Meyer and Will Durant.


James Michener discusses his novel, "The Bridges at Toko-Ri" and the relationship between the United States ...

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William White, Quentin Reynolds, and Tyrone Power

Wednesday, April 29, 1953

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Irita Van Doren hosts. Speakers include William White, Quentin Reynolds, and Tyrone Power.


William L. White discusses "Back Down the Ridge" and combat journalism. He speaks about some of the developments ...

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Benjamin Flatt Thomas's Abraham Lincoln, Arthur Meyer, and David Lilienthal

Wednesday, February 18, 1953

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Van Doren introduces Thomas, who speaks about his most recent book about Lincoln, Reads some comments from readers and critics. Van Doren requests that Thomas tell a joke about Lincoln being ...

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Elizabeth Vining, Bennett Cerf, and Robert Moses

Thursday, November 27, 1952

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WNYC announcer introduces the program to the radio audience.

Van Doren introduces Vining, who talks about her book, "Windows for a Crown Prince," about working with the future ...

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