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Marian Anderson

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Marian Anderson Speaks on Empathy, Attainment, and Race

Monday, July 23, 2012

WNYC

As eloquent in her speech as she is in her song, the contralto Marian Anderson addresses the issues of prejudice and segregation head-on in this 1957 Books and Authors Luncheon appearance.

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Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial Foundation Luncheon

Wednesday, April 08, 1964

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

Opens with introduction of honored guests.


Doris Mays sings the National Anthem, followed by the invocation by Father Ford.


Marian Anderson reads a short writing by Eleanor Roosevelt.


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Bruce Catton, Joe E. Brown, and Marian Anderson

Wednesday, January 30, 1957

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

Van Doren introduces Bruce Catton, author of the Civil War novel "This Hallowed Ground." He talks about men joining the war, what fighting was like, what the world was like then. ...

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Marian Anderson and Mischa Elman

Tuesday, June 24, 1952

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

Opening concert of the season of stadium concerts at Lewisohn Stadium, Dimitri Mitropoulos conducting the Stadium Symphony Orchestra. Mischa Elman guest violinist. Marian Anderson, soloist.

Throughout the program ...

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