Nelson A. Rockefeller

Nelson A. Rockefeller appears in the following:

"Rocky" Takes on Albany

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Nelson Rockefeller takes the oath of office in this 1959 recording of the governor's inauguration. 
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Listen to what Nelson Rockefeller said about Belgium in 1965

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

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Back in happier, non-World-Cup-matches-between-Belgium-and-USA times, this is what the New York state governor said. Listen to the whole, happy broadcast here.

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Mayor Lindsay and Astronauts

Wednesday, June 03, 1970

Mayor John V. Lindsay honors the crew of the Apollo 13 mission at the Lincoln Center and awards the Gold Medal of the City of New York to Fred W. Haise, John L. "Jack" Swigert. He awards James A. "Jim" Lovell Jr. with a crystal paperweight.

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Alfred E. Smith Dinner

Wednesday, October 16, 1968

President Lyndon Johnson, candidates Richard Nixon and Hubert Humphrey, and others speak at the 23rd Alfred E. Smith dinner honoring Smith and the late Cardinal Spellman.

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NY Stock Exchange 175th Anniversary

Wednesday, May 17, 1967

The New York Stock Exchange celebrates the 175th anniversary of its founding. Speakers include Gustave Levy, Chairman of Stock Exchange Board of Governors; G. Keith Funston, retiring President of the New York Stock Exchange; Mayor John Lindsay; Governor Nelson Rockefeller; and Vice President Hubert Humphrey.


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Press Conference with Governor Rockefeller on Educational TV

Saturday, February 04, 1967

The formation of an educational television network.

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Dedication of Pier 36

Friday, September 24, 1965

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Official opening of Pier 36 on the East River for the Belgian Line. Commissioner of Public Events Richard C. Patterson speaks that this gathering symbolizes the positive relationship between Belgium and ...

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Community Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Thursday, December 17, 1964

After City Hall, the celebrations were taken uptown to Harlem.

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Verrazano Narrows Bridge Dedication

Saturday, November 21, 1964

Everyone congratulates Moses.

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George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal Dedication Ceremony

Thursday, January 17, 1963

The following speakers celebrate the dedication of the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal: Chairman of the Port Authority S. Sloan Colt; Federal Administrator of Highways Rex M. Whitten; New York Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller; New Jersey Governor Richard J. Hughes; New York Mayor Robert F. Wagner, and Robert Moses.

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Lake Welch Beach Opening Ceremony

Friday, June 15, 1962

Laurence Rockefeller acts as host of the opening of Lake Welsh Beach in the Palisades. His brother, Governor Nelson Rockefeller, speaks in tribute to Laurence's long career in service of parks and conservation. Commissioner Robert Moses and conservationist Harold Wilm also speak, Wilm about the the importance of seeing New ...

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Niagara Falls Power Project Opening Ceremonies

Friday, February 10, 1961

The power of Niagara Falls comes to life.

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Matisse Forum

Thursday, November 15, 1951

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Speeches in honor of exhibition opening at the Museum of Modern Art. Nelson Rockefeller discusses the provenance of the paintings in the exhibition and the shipping trouble endured to make the ...

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President of Mexico, Miguel Aleman, Hotel Commodore Luncheon

Friday, May 02, 1947

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Short speeches by Mayor O'Dwyer, Nelson Rockefeller, and President Aleman on the occasion of his visit to New York. Aleman's speech is in Spanish, followed by an English translation.


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President of Mexico, Miguel Aleman, City Hall Reception

Friday, May 02, 1947

WNYC's Tommy 'Gift-of-Gab' Cowan paints a colorful word picture of the historic event. "A picture can kill a million words," says Tommy.

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