John Passmore is the Archives Manager at WNYC.
John Passmore appears in the following:
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Hall-of-famer Monte Irvin talks about his time in baseball during a round table discussion led by host Walter James Miller.
Friday, January 11, 2013
What were the signs and symptoms of influenza in 1951? Join Dr. Naltoney to find out.
Monday, January 07, 2013
Sol Yurick discusses his novel The Warriors and its film adaptation.
Monday, December 03, 2012
Host Steve Sullivan brings legendary jazz drummer Pete La Roca onto Around New York for an interview about a life and career in jazz.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The Archives Department celebrates the life of artist Will Barnet with this WNYC interview from 1972, precisely 40 years ago today. Last year, at the age of 100, Barnet had a widely acclaimed retrospective at the National Academy. The show highlighted a long and prolific career for an artist whose worked spanned - and survived - every important artistic movement in the 20th century. Barnet passed away yesterday.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
“I guarantee, that if I am elected, I will take over the White House, hang out, shoot pool, scratch my ass, and not do a damn thing. Which is to say, if you want something done, don't come to me to do it for you; you got to get together and figure out how to do it yourselves. Is that a deal?” - Utah Phillips
"Never blame a legislative body for not doing something. When they do nothing, that don't hurt anybody. When they do something is when they become dangerous." - Will Rogers
Wednesday, October 03, 2012
In this 1974 episode of Musicale, Hubert S. Howe, Jr., selects a few original electronic music compositions synthesized at Queens College. Howe was one of the earliest progenitors of computer music.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Join the Archives department in celebrating the life of Doc Watson with this rare interview and performance at the Philadelphia Folk Festival.
Friday, May 25, 2012
Painter Wolf Kahn discusses his own work and artistic process in this 1971 installment of Views on Art with host Ruth Bowman.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
The Archives Department celebrates Robert Moog's 78th birthday with this 1980s episode of WQXR's This is My Music. Host Lloyd Moss talks with the inventor and musical pioneer and plays selections from Moog's library of compositions and influences. The program includes a virtuosic performance of Wieniawski's Violin Concerto No. 2 adapted for theremin and piano.
Friday, May 18, 2012
American artist Dan Flavin is well known for his often temporary, site-specific installations composed of fluorescent light tubes. In this 1970 episode of Views on Art, host Ruth Bowman interviews the artist about his work and the roles played by critics, museums and galleries.
Monday, May 07, 2012
Though a working artist for the span of some 80 years, Hedda Sterne may be best known for simply being in a photograph featuring some of the brightest stars of the Abstract Expressionist movement in America. In this interview with Views on Art host Ruth Bowman we gain some insight into the artist behind the photograph, midway through a long and successful career.
Thursday, May 03, 2012
Views on Art host Ruth Bowman interviews J. Carter Brown (1934-2002), the director of the National Gallery from 1969 to 1992.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Views on Art host Ruth Bowman discusses the Brooklyn Museum with its newly hired director, Duncan Cameron. Cameron served as director from 1971 to 1974.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
On the eve of the 2012 Michigan Republican presidential primary, Tom Paxton reminds us that people are corporations too.
Monday, November 07, 2011
In this 1964 episode of Around New York, the inimitable Tony Schwartz presents an aural portrait of New York City’s subway.
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Richard Hamilton, the "Father of Pop Art", Dies at 89
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
September 6th marked a great loss to the film community with the death of underground filmmaker George Kuchar.
Monday, September 26, 1983
Chuck Wachtel talks about his third book and first novel, Joe the Engineer.