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Mayor John V. Lindsay

Mayor John V. Lindsay appears in the following:

Human Relations Awards

Tuesday, December 26, 1967

The audio begins with an awards ceremony for two New York City police officers. It's the second annual Human Relations Awards ceremony, honoring James L Mclaughlin and Charles Karmazin (known as "Charlie the Cub") from the 28th Precinct, 6th division, Harlem. Arthur C Morgan and Arthur B Hill, both of ...

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Press Conference

Thursday, November 30, 1967

Mayor Press conference 2-7inreels ltk. 7#ips. 11/30/67 Control law; transportation administration; police force; crime; transit authority,etc.


Alternate Side Parking
School Decentralization
Bundy Report
Police Force
Real Estate Tax Collection
Rent Control



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Press Conference

Tuesday, November 28, 1967

Audio starts abruptly. The topics for this press conference are as follows:

Taxi Dispute
Lindsay addresses the taxi driver contract dispute. The city avoided a taxi driver strike. The next step was the matter of rate increases.

Affordable Housing
Question: In what ...

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Press Conference

Wednesday, November 08, 1967

Recommendation for property development in Huguenot on Staten Island, financed directly by New York City instead of federal funds. The first municipal plan initiated by public government in USA. Residents of Staten Island will choose among four possible plans. One is recommended which provide private homes and townhouses to house ...

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The Death of Francis Cardinal Spellman

Thursday, November 02, 1967

Statement on death of Cardinal Francis J. Spellman.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150311
Municipal archives id: T2323

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Press Conference

Tuesday, October 31, 1967

Mayor Lindsay opens by discussing the $15-20 million dollar investment being made by 4 major New York life insurance companies to develop middle and low income housing in the Harlem area of New York. It is part of a broader investment in cities by insurance companies initiated by President Johnson. ...

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48th Annual Fire Prevention Essay Contest

Tuesday, October 10, 1967

316 children receive awards at the 48th Annual Fire Prevention Essay Contest. Speakers include Fire Commissioner Robert O. Lowery and Mayor John V. Lindsay.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150351
Municipal archives id: T2223

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Urban Coalition

Tuesday, October 10, 1967

Mayor Lindsay, Andrew Heiskell, chairman of the recently introduced National Urban Coalition, and Christian Herter, Chairman of the New York City Urban Coalition, discuss the soon forming of the local chapter of the Urban Coalition.
Herter and Lindsay answer questions.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC ...

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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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Queen Mary (Ship) Farewell Ceremonies

Wednesday, September 27, 1967

Mayor Lindsay and Captain John Treasure Jones speak at the Queen Mary's farewell ceremonies.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 92507
Municipal archives id: T2128

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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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Repeal of Cabaret Card Law

Monday, September 25, 1967

Mayor Lindsay signs a bill repealing the law requiring so-called "cabaret cards" for musicians, bartenders, and others working in New York City. Performers and union leaders address Mayor Lindsay, Councilman Edward Sadowsky, and Commissioner of Licenses Joel Tyler, praising the bill and their efforts to see it passed.


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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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