Philip Quarles

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

Philip Quarles appears in the following:

Can There Be a New York, The Beautiful?

Thursday, October 19, 2017

WNYC
Architect Ada Louise Huxtable considers this question on an episode of New York Tomorrow.
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1964 National Book Awards Ceremony

Thursday, October 12, 2017

WNYC
Featuring John Crowe Ransom, William H. McNeil, John Updike and I. I. Rabi. 
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Helen MacInnes

Thursday, October 05, 2017

WNYC
"There is no room for imagination in composing a factual background." Author Helen MacInnes plunges into the real-life inspiration for The Venetian Affair. 
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Nikita Khrushchev Bids New York Farewell

Thursday, September 28, 2017

WNYC
Khrushchev is polite but noticeably blunt, pronouncing that "The conviction we found was the leaders of this city and especially its people do not want war."
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An Unexplained Death and an Unacceptable System

Thursday, September 21, 2017

WNYC
Attorney William vanden Heuvel answers questions on the death of Young Lords' Julio Roldan, and the subsequent riot that eventually resulted in the closing of the infamous Tombs prison. 
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Bess Myerson Starts Her Career in Government

Thursday, September 14, 2017

WNYC
A former Miss America is determined to "exorcize from this city the persistent cancer created by greed and advantage-seeking…" as Commissioner of the Department of Consumer Affairs.
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Roethke and Bellow Headline 1965 National Book Awards

Thursday, September 07, 2017

WNYC
Bellow accepts for Herzog and Ted Roethke's widow accepts for her late husband's collection The Far Field.
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Drama Off Broadway

Thursday, August 24, 2017

WNYC
Is Aesthetic Realism “a Village cult” or a powerful force bringing new dramatic interpretations to the stage?
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Moss Hart, Act One

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Moss Hart discusses his memoir at this 1959 Book and Author Luncheon.
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Eleanor Roosevelt Salutes Helen Keller

Thursday, August 10, 2017

WNYC
Though she is seventy-four years old, Helen Keller is about to embark on another journey, this one a staggering 40,000-mile tour of India, Pakistan, Burma, the Philippines and Japan.
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Margaret Mead Addresses the Nation's Heroin Epidemic

Thursday, August 03, 2017

WNYC
Although she has only studied "cultures addicted to betel nut," America's most famous anthropologist voices her opinions at this 1970 symposium on the Social Implication of Drug Abuse. 
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Former Veep Alben Barkley at the Book and Author Luncheon

Thursday, July 27, 2017

WNYC
 Alben Barkley treats the Book and Author Luncheon as another whistle-stop. 
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Hugh Mulzac: Captain, Victim, Survivor

Thursday, July 20, 2017

   America's first African-American ship master.
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Curfews, Nightsticks and Juvenile Delinquency

Thursday, July 13, 2017

WNYC
New York City Mayor Robert Wagner, Youth Board President Ralph Whalen and Police Commissioner Stephen P. Kennedy answer questions sent in from WNYC listeners. 
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Dissent: Catalyst or Threat?

Thursday, July 06, 2017

WNYC
Ramsey Clark and William F. Buckley debate on the benefit or harm of political dissent in a lawful society.
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Bernard Baruch Looks Back…and Forward

Thursday, June 29, 2017

WNYC
Baruch is there ostensibly to talk about his best-selling memoir, but he would rather focus on the future of American politics and technology.
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President Kennedy on the "Soviet Manufactured" Berlin Crisis

Thursday, June 22, 2017

WNYC
JFK confronts the Berlin Crisis and nuclear testing in this 1961 press conference. 
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Louis Auchincloss Talks About His Manhattan

Thursday, June 15, 2017

WNYC
Or rather the Manhattan of Auchincloss' very exclusive world: "Old-fashioned, largely gone, but lingering in every store and under every auctioneer's gavel."
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James DePreist Reflects on the Conductor's Dilemma

Thursday, June 08, 2017

DePriest gives a comprehensive overview of what it is like to be a young, black, American-born conductor in a climate that overwhelmingly favors European maestros. 
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Radio Legend Fred Allen Brings the Funny

Thursday, June 01, 2017

WNYC
Comedian Fred Allen plugs his book, Treadmill to Oblivion,  at the Book and Author Luncheon.
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