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Mayor John V. Lindsay

Mayor John V. Lindsay appears in the following:

Speaking from Gracie Mansion

Monday, October 09, 1967

Ask people to sweep sidewalks; appointments etc.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150348
Municipal archives id: T2147

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Voice of America at the Waldorf Astoria

Monday, October 02, 1967

[notes in tape box] Feed from VOA, USA Waldorf Astoria. Opening of a Symposium on Cultural Affairs. August Heckscher speaks praise of Mrs. Eleanor Guggenheim for organizing this symposium. Speaks of how to make New York better culturally. Says New York as a whole has not been something in expanding ...

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Redevelopment in Community Action Centers

Thursday, September 28, 1967

Mayor Lindsay reads proclamation about redevelopment in community action centers. Local anti-poverty agencies will talk to people in the neighborhood about their activity. Thanks to Carl Nicolaou, Comm of Human Resources Department. Nicolaou thanks Mayor for cooperation, speaks about anti poverty actions. Mayor Lindsay speaks.

Construction of ...

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Press Conference

Tuesday, September 26, 1967

Statement by Mayor John Lindsay with Albert Shanker and Barnard Donovan on teacher's strike.

The special conference was called by Mayor John Lindsay to make a statement about the NYC teacher's strike. With the Mayor, is Albert Shanker, UFT union president. The Mayor is reading a joint ...

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This week with Mayor Lindsay

Monday, September 25, 1967

Mayor John Lindsay addressees week three of the teacher's strike in New York City. The two sides are haggling over the implementation of the agreement that was reached at Gracie Mansion last week. The continued strike is in directed defiance of the state supreme court. There was a clear agreement ...

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This week with Mayor Lindsay

Monday, September 18, 1967

Mayor Lindsay discusses the week's events, chief of which was the Teacher's Strike, then entering its second week. He also discusses heading to Washington to go to bat for the Neighborhood Youth Corps, which was set to expire soon, as well as gain more funding for NYC. He also talks ...

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Press Conference

Thursday, September 14, 1967

The Mayor is presenting the Crown Prince of Nepal, Birendra. He explains that the Prince is going to study law at the Harvard Law School. The Mayor then proceeds to turn his attention to presenting the city's highest cultural award to Richard Tucker, of the Metropolitan Opera, a native New ...

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Teacher's Strike Statement

Tuesday, September 12, 1967

Lindsay urges teachers to act in the interest of school aged children.

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This week with Mayor Lindsay

Monday, September 11, 1967

Martha Dean interviews Mayor Lindsay about the teacher's strike from Gracie Mansion.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150347
Municipal archives id: T2138

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Press Conference Teacher's Strike

Monday, September 11, 1967

The Mayor thinks that idle children might cause trouble in this "late hot summer."

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Weekly report

Sunday, September 03, 1967

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The Mayor talks about Labor Day and the opening of school. He informs the listener of two problems facing the City. The first problem is the teachers dispute with the Board of Education and possibility of school not opening on time. The second problem ...

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Press Conference - Whitey Ford

Friday, August 18, 1967

Mayor John V. Lindsay presents Whitey Ford with the medallion of the city of New York. Mickey Mantle receives the bronze medal of the city of New York. 1967 is the year Mantel hit 500 home runs. Ralph Houk, Lee MacPhail, Mickey Mantle, and Whitey Ford all speak briefly.

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Press Conference

Friday, August 11, 1967

Mayor John Lindsay welcomes Sir Fitzroy MacLaine, a member of British Parliament and Capt. James A. Lovell, consultant to President Johnson's Council on Physical Fitness. He awards a contract to Lawrence Halpern and Associates for various urban renewal projects. He discusses the relocation of of commercial tenants to make room ...

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Talk at National League of Cities Congress in Boston

Monday, July 31, 1967

After a lengthy introduction, Mayor Lindsay addresses the 44th annual meeting of the National League of Cities, held in Boston, MA. He speaks about the problem of urban unrest, the difficulties in surmounting it, and the need to involve the urban poor in the "affluent society," and offers some hints ...

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Press Conference. Kerner Commission Discussed

Friday, July 28, 1967

After a brief mention of a pair of efforts to provide play and recreation for inner city youths, Mayor Lindsay fields questions regarding the defunding Medicaid and his coming role in the Kerner Commission on Civil Disorders, recently announced.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


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Press Conference - East Harlem

Tuesday, July 25, 1967

John Lindsay discusses the recent disturbances in East Harlem and thanks to those trying to keep the peace. He answers questions about the civil disorder and more. He closes by thanking his staff and others for their help in improving inner city conditions.


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Emergency Message on Railroad Strike

Sunday, July 16, 1967

Mayor Lindsay announces a potential nation-wide commuter railroad strike. He discusses how the City plans to approach the incipient strike and what commuter should do if the strike should go forward.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150358
Municipal archives id: T2517

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July 4th Traffic Safety

Saturday, July 01, 1967

The exact date of this episode is unknown. We've filled in the date above with a placeholder. What we actually have on record is: 1967-07-uu.

In this public service announcement, Mayor John V. Lindsay urges motorists to be extra cautious during the July 4th weekend, particularly parents driving their children ...

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Press Conference Welfare Workers Strike

Friday, June 23, 1967

Mayor Lindsay, Welfare Commissioner Mitchell I. Ginsberg, and Director of Labor relations Herbert Haber discuss the sit-in of caseworkers.
Lindsay answers questions about the strike, the Condon Wadlin Act, and his potential candidacy for Vice President under Nixon.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


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Press Conference - Building Service Worker Strike

Friday, June 02, 1967

Mayor Lindsay decalres a health emergency caused by accumulated garbage from lockout strike by Building Service Workers. He declares the strike to be the result of landlords attempting to end rent control and he outlines his plans to resolve the resultant health crisis it caused.
Lindsay and Sanitation Commissioner ...

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