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Mayor John V. Lindsay

Mayor John V. Lindsay appears in the following:

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

Mayor's statement on teachers's strike.
Program begins in progress and occasionally drops out.
The most serious dispute is over educational experiments. Agreements had been reached, but teachers are now holding out so that such experiments would only be held in already successful programs, the board of education objects ...

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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

Mayor gives figures from Superintendent of Schools. 60% of students are in schools and 20% of teachers are at work. There are also 11,700 volunteer parent teachers in schools. Lindsay thanks the teachers who have shown up. We loose about 2 million dollars a day. What happens in teachers don't ...

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Weekly report

Sunday, September 03, 1967

Poor quality audio.

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 address 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 involving the urban poor in the "affluent society," and some hints of potential solutions.


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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.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal ...

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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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Statement Regarding the World Journal Tribune

Friday, May 05, 1967

This is a raw tape of Mayor John Lindsay making a statement about the closing of the World Journal Tribune.

Lindsay says that with the passing of the newspaper, New York City only has thee daily papers, down from seven only five years prior. Lindsay see the ...

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Christening of "Lisa Maria" NYC Dept. of Sanitation Tugboat

Wednesday, April 12, 1967

Mayor John Lindsay, Sanitation Commissioner Samuel Kearing, and others attend the christening of "Lisa Maria" NYC Dept. of Sanitation Tugboat. Lisa Maria was named for the daughter of Commissioner Kearing.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150371
Municipal archives id: T4003

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Mayor Lindsay Welcomes Mrs. Indira Gandhi at Kennedy Airport

Monday, March 27, 1967

Mayor John V. Lindsay welcomed the Prime Minister of India, Mrs. Indira Gandhi, at John F. Kennedy International Airport. En route to meet with President Johnson at the White House, Gandhi also made brief stop-overs in Rome and Paris.

Gandhi expressed an affinity for New York, considering ...

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Memorial Service for Apollo 1 Astronauts Virgil Grissom, Edward White, and Roger Chaffee.

Friday, February 03, 1967

In a ceremony at City Hall, John Lindsay and others honor the lives of Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom, Edward H. White II, and Roger B. Chaffee, who died aboard the Apollo 1 spacecraft.
Lindsay, City Council President Frank O'Connor, Monsignor [Byrne], Rabbi Gilbert [Koppleman], Dr. Robert Jastrow, Majority Leader ...

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