Mayor John V. Lindsay

Mayor John V. Lindsay appears in the following:

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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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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Press Conference 1969-05-20

Tuesday, May 20, 1969

Mayor Lindsay Press Conference. Topics include the New York City financial crisis, the CUNY SEEK program, the job freeze in New York City, education cuts, and hospital funding.

The Mayor of Helsinki Finland, the consulate general of Finland, and the president of Finnair are in attendance.


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Mayor Lindsay Announces Duke Ellington Day

Tuesday, May 20, 1969

Ellington shares his appreciation for the honor and the city of New York, "the greatest city in the world, the one metropolis around which the entire world revolves."

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80th Anniversary of Beth Israel

Sunday, May 04, 1969

Charles H. Silver, President of the Medical Center, hosts the 80th Anniversary of Beth Israel Hospital. He invites to the microphone Mayor John V. Lindsay; Reverend Dr. Gardner Calvin Taylor, Pastor of the Concord Baptist Church; Reverend James B. McManus; Dr. George [Blinick], President of the Medical Board; Lt. Governor ...

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Anti Defamation League luncheon

Friday, January 31, 1969

Mayor John LIndsay addresses the Jewish Anti Defamation League.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 8378
Municipal archives id: T4294

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George Foreman

Thursday, January 16, 1969

Press conference with George Foreman, Olympic gold medalist and a graduate of the Job Corp. He is setting of on a tour of the United States through the Office of Economic Opportunity in Washington, DC.

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Mayor John V. Lindsay, Statement on Settlement Reached with the New York City Police, Fire and Sanitation Departments

Monday, October 21, 1968

Mayor John V. Lindsay reports that the Policemen's Benevolent Association (PBA), United Firemen's Association (UFA) and United Sanitationmen's Association (USA) agreed to new contract settlement proposed by Justice Arthur Goldberg and Vincent McDonnell. Lindsay points out that the new settlement is generous at a great cost to the city.

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Statement on Teacher's Strike

Sunday, October 20, 1968

Mayor John V. Lindsay reports on the third teacher's strike since the fall season began and the recommendations and actions he is planning to take in response. He acknowledges the racial slurs that are being slung by extremists on both sides and defends the reputation of Albert Shanker, leader of ...

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Mayor Lindsay reports on school disturbances

Tuesday, October 01, 1968

Mayor Lindsay, statement from Gracie Mansion on school disturbances in Brownsville.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150893
Municipal archives id: T5825

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Mayor John Lindsay Statement on Teacher's Strike

Friday, September 20, 1968

Mayor John Lindsay statement from city hall on ending the teacher's strike. Lindsay urges both sides to implement the recommendations of the board. "The children of this city can no longer be deprived of the eduction they must have."

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Teachers strike, Rudolph Bing and Met Opera

Sunday, September 15, 1968

Mayor Lindsay on the teachers strike and Met Opera.

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