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Johnson E. Fairchild

Johnson E. Fairchild appears in the following:

Last Run of the Third Avenue El

Thursday, May 12, 1955

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Johnson E. Fairchild speaking from the Cooper Union at Third Ave. and 7th Street marking the last run of the 3rd Avenue El. The following day, Friday, May 13, 1955 will ...

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Education Revolution

Tuesday, March 18, 1952

Johnson E. Fairchild introduces WNYC's Seymour Siegel, who presents an award to Edwin S. Burdell, President of Cooper Union, on behalf of the from the National Association of Educational Broadcasters. Dr. Burdell then delivers a talk on education, outlining current challenges and putting forth a detailed plan for an educational ...


Roger William Riis and the "Battle of the Slums"

Sunday, January 08, 1950

Rodger William Riis on low-income housing in the present day versus 50 years ago. The speech is a tribute to his father, Jacob Riis.


Walter White on Race Problems in the US

Sunday, December 18, 1949

Chairman Johnson E. Fairchild opens Cooper Union Forum. Mentions some upcoming programs. Introduces the current program "The race problem in the United States with Walter White speaki...

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The Future of Public Health

Wednesday, April 27, 1949

Dr. George Rosen, Director of Health Education in the New York City Department of Health and Editor of the Journal of the History of Medicine, delivers a speech on "The Future of Public Health." He feels that the future of public health will continue to consider health as a public ...