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Philip Quarles

"Philip Quarles" is a novelist who lives and works in New York City. 

Philip Quarles appears in the following:

1962 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award

Thursday, May 19, 2016

The 1962 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award winners talk about race relations in America in this round table discussion.
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'Way Over in Beulah Land' and All Over the Airwaves

Thursday, May 12, 2016

WNYC
The Negro Melody Singers and Juanita Hall Choir present rousing programs of spirituals under the direction of this soon to be famous singer and actress.
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Robert Frost is honored at a 1958 Poetry Society Dinner

Thursday, May 05, 2016

"Does wisdom matter?" Robert Frost asks. 
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Lenin's Family History According to the Soviet Union

Friday, April 22, 2016

WNYC
This strange mix of radio drama and homespun instruction is a good sample of mid-century Soviet revisionist history.
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Abe Burrows, Librettist and Proud of It

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Librettist Abe Burrows speaks with an irresistible street-wise schtick at this ASCAP seminar.  
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Fleur Cowles' Literary Takedown of Eva Perón

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Fleur and Evita; Two Strong Women Go Head-to-Head
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Generation without Farewell

Monday, March 14, 2016

Kay Boyle offers her interpretation of post-war Germany at this March 14, 1960 Books and Authors Luncheon.
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Roy Campanella

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

"It's Good to be alive." Baseball great Roy Campanella talks about coping with paralysis at this 1959 Books and Authors Luncheon.
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10th annual WNYC music festival

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Leadbelly and Ruby Smith are the stars of this highly eclectic 10th annual WNYC Music Festival.
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Diallo Telli: Messages of Friendship and Trust

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Bearing "a message of friendship and a message of trust," Diallo Telli, marks Guinea's admission to the United Nations. 
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Kenneth Tynan on the Shallow American Theater

Thursday, January 21, 2016

WNYC
In this 1961 interview, Kenneth Tynan pronounces on the state of the American theater.
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Dame Alicia Markova: Ballet Legend On and Off the Stage

Thursday, January 14, 2016

WNYC
The hardest working dancer in Ballet, Dame Alicia Markova sits down with Walter Terry to discuss her transition from the spotlight to the director of the Metropolitan Opera Ballet. 
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Your Future in an Automated Society

Thursday, January 07, 2016

WNYC
Technology, information, and education; what the future looked like…in 1966
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A Foreign Melody: Bel Kaufman Expounds on Pedagogical Concerns

Monday, July 28, 2014

WNYC
Bel Kaufman, who died on Friday at 103, became an unofficial spokeswoman for the urban teacher after her book Up the Down Staircase was published in 1965. Hear her humor and insight i...
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Diplomatic Impunity: Dean Acheson Counsels Audiences on Disarmament

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

WNYC
Acheson addresses a global situation which he feels has turned against America.
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A Chorus of Conversation: What Is American Music?

Monday, February 11, 2013

WNYC
Behind the banter in this 1950 roundtable, one detects a rich mix of fellowship and rivalry.
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Friendship Train Attempts to Humanize Postwar Effort

Friday, February 08, 2013

WNYC
America sends aid to the suffering.
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Edward Barrett Considers Anti-American Sentiment in Latin America

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

WNYC

The violent anti-American demonstrations occasioned by Vice President Richard M. Nixon's recent trip to Latin America are the subject of this 1958 International Interview with Edward W. Barrett, dean of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.

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Great Minds and Stellar Talents Consider the State of Modern Photography

Monday, February 04, 2013

WNYC

"What Is Modern Photography?" is the question posed at this symposium hosted by the Museum of Modern Art's Edward Steichen. An all-star panel of photographers, including Margaret Bourke-White, Walker Evans, Irving Penn, and Ben Shahn, give (or refuse to give) their individual, often contradictory, definitions of the controversial medium. The gathering provides a great snapshot of  the state of the art in 1950.

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Whitney Young Provides Depth and Texture to Portrait of Racial Inequality

Friday, February 01, 2013

WNYC
Whitney Young was one of the most powerful voices calling for achieving racial equality by working within the system.
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