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John Gunther

John Gunther appears in the following:

John Gunther, Author of 'Inside' Travel Guides, Offers Glimpse of African Continent, 1955

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

WNYC

Formerly a foreign war correspondent, Chicagoan John Gunther drew on his background to write the 'Inside' travel series, which included Inside Europe (1936), Inside Asia (1939), Inside Latin America (1941), and here, Inside Africa.

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Raymond Gram Swing 77th Birthday Celebration

Wednesday, March 25, 1964

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

John Gunther acts as master of ceremonies at the 77th birthday celebration of journalist Raymond Gram Swing. He introduces a series of speakers who give short talks in honor of Swing. ...

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Elmo Roper, Edna Ferber, and John Gunther

Thursday, April 17, 1958

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

Irita Van Doren introduces Elmo Roper, a leader in the then-new field of market research. He discusses the "near-science" of public opinion research. He speaks on two themes - probability and ...

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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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Boswell's Journals, Cornelia Otis Skinner, and John Gunther

Tuesday, January 23, 1951

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Van Doren introduces Herman Liebert from Yale Library, who talks about James Boswell's "Boswell's London Journals." Reads some journal entries and tells stories from the book.

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