Mayor John V. Lindsay

Mayor John V. Lindsay appears in the following:

Testimonial Dinner for Albert Shanker

Wednesday, December 24, 1969

Mayor John V. Lindsay surprises the audience at a testimonial dinner in honor of Albert Shanker, President of the United Federation of Teachers.

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Press Conference on the Appointment of Edward A. Morrison and New Year's Eve Celebrations in Central Park

Monday, December 22, 1969

At this press conference, Mayor John V. Lindsay announces the appointment of Edward A. Morrison as Special Assistant to the Mayor, acting primarily as a liaison to the City Council, a "chief policy man and nut and bolt man." Succeeding Robert M. Blum, Morrison will work towards moving City Hall ...

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Press Conference 1969-11-21

Friday, November 21, 1969

Lindsay remarks on Spiro Agnew's attacks on the press; salary increases for top city government officials; Vietnam protests; and the Marcus Affair.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 151732
Municipal archives id: T7242

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Press Conference 1969-11-21

Friday, November 21, 1969

Lindsay press conference. The topics include; fare rate increases for the subway system from 20 cents to 30 cents; the defeat of Supreme Court nominee Clement Haynsworth; a court ruling election provision on the decentralization law.

Speakers include Theodore Kheel, labor mediator, speaks about the transit dare ...

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Mayor Lindsay Calls for a Special Session of the New York State Legislature

Thursday, November 06, 1969

Lindsay calls on the New York State Legislature to restore funding to medicaid, welfare and mass transportation in a special session.

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WINS Feed of 1969 Mayoral Debate

Thursday, October 23, 1969

John V. Lindsay, John J. Marchi and Mario A. Procaccino debate in the 1969 Mayoral Election, originally broadcasted on Radio Station WINS.

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Mets reception at City Hall

Monday, October 20, 1969

The Mets WIN BIG!

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John V. Lindsay, John Marchi and John Burns Talk to the Women's City Club About the 1969 Mayoral Election

Thursday, October 09, 1969

Mayor John V. Lindsay and New York State Senator John Marchi address the Women's City Club on why they deserve to be the next Mayor of New York City.

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Two Press Conferences on the Police Department and the 1969 Mayoral Election

Tuesday, October 07, 1969

Mayor John V. Lindsay calls on citizens to report crimes that they witness and answers questions on the Mayoral Election. Congressman Benjamin S. Rosenthal gives his endorsement.

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Lindsay Press Conference 1969-08-12

Tuesday, August 12, 1969

This is a statement by Herman Badillo, who is the borough president of The Bronx. He states his opposition to Mario Procaccino, and his support for Mayor John Lindsay for reelection.

There are some questions from reporters. There is some talk about President Nixon's welfare proposal.


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Mayor Lindsay Labor Day Safety Announcement

Friday, August 08, 1969

Mayor Lindsay Labor Day safety announcement. Keep the parks and beaches clean. Drive safely. "Opening fire hydrants is not a game", Lindsay says. Do not open hydrants without sprinkler caps, which you can pick up at your local police station.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


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Alan King Tribute at City Hall

Wednesday, August 06, 1969

Mayor John V. Lindsay honors comedian Alan King with a medallion at City Hall as part of the City Hall Festival. Deputy Mayor Robert Sweet makes introductory remarks about this program of lunch hour entertainment for civil servants who work in the area. Lindsay then presents King with the medallion ...

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Mayor Lindsay Warns of a Caterpillar Invasion

Friday, August 01, 1969

Mayor John V. Lindsay warns New Yorkers about a "sudden invasion of caterpillars." "Fortunately caterpillars appetites are strictly vegetarian they have no desire to dine on space age man." He outlines what emergency procedures the city is taking and what the private citizen can do to help.


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Lindsay press conference

Wednesday, July 30, 1969

Cleveland Mayor Carl Stokes discusses plans to establish a Criminal Justice Coordinating Council modeled after a similar council in New York City.

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Press Conference on Anti-ballistic Missile System and Mayoral Election Endorsements

Tuesday, July 29, 1969

Mayor John V. Lindsay gives a short statement on his opposition to an anti-ballistic missile system being considered by congress.

"So we confront a vital choice. We can go forward with the grim task of building a seven billion dollar monument to fear, while our hopes decay ...

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Lindsay press conference

Monday, July 28, 1969

Democrat Assemblyman Leonard M. Simon of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn comes to Gracie Mansion to endorse Lindsay for mayor. Lindsay ran as a liberal independent in 1969. Lindsay calls the endorsement "an act of political courage."

Simon introduces some of the ranking community leaders in his district who ...

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Shirley Chisholm and Waldaba H. Stewart Endorse Mayor John V. Lindsay

Tuesday, July 22, 1969

U.S. Representative Shirley Chisholm and New York State Senator Waldaba H. Stewart endorse Mayor John V. Lindsay in his re-election campaign.

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Moon Landing

Monday, July 21, 1969

Mayor John V. Lindsay remarks on the Moon landing. He congratulates the astronauts and insists that we must bring this heroism to our own planet:

"If project Apollo has taught us anything, it is that men can put their minds and energy together to accomplish any task. ...

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Mayor Lindsay on the weekend of the Apollo Moon Landing

Wednesday, July 16, 1969

On the eve of the Apollo Moon landing, Mayor John V. Lindsay asks for New Yorkers to remember to drive safely, keep public spaces clear of litter and to not open fire hydrants without sprinkler caps available at police precincts.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


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Mayor Lindsay Press Conference with Charles Rangel

Wednesday, July 16, 1969

State Assemblyman Charles Rangel endorses Lindsay's mayoral campaign. Lindsay also congratulates the Apollo Crew on a successful launch, and makes statements on Israel and expressway transportation in Brooklyn.

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