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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:

Dancer Ruth St. Denis Shares Thoughts on Politics, Feminism and New Work

Thursday, December 08, 2016

WNYC
Balanced Government, for St. Denis, is a dual presidency held by both a man and a woman, "at present, the men govern this world including America as though women didn't exist."
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Dramatic Agent Audrey Wood on Her Career and Tennessee Williams

Thursday, November 24, 2016

WNYC
Audrey Wood doesn't just represent, she advocates. 
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Eleanor Roosevelt's Trip to Russia

Thursday, November 17, 2016

WNYC
"All I can do is tell you how it looked to me." 
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Darlington Hoopes for President!

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

WNYC
In this 1952 broadcast, Socialist Party presidential candidate Darlington Hoopes makes his case against capitalism.
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A Mid-Century Look at the American Film Industry

Thursday, November 03, 2016

WNYC
MoMA asks, Does the Public Get What it Wants?
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The Birth of "McCarthyism"

Thursday, October 27, 2016

WNYC
Senator Joseph McCarthy rails against former president Harry Truman in this 1953 speech.
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"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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Mayor Lindsay Responds to the 1967 Riots

Thursday, October 13, 2016

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"Civil wrongs don’t make for civil rights," John Lindsay quotes Adlai Stevenson, as American cities convulse with race riots in 1967
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India's UN Delegate Krishna Menon Urges Collective Peace

Thursday, September 29, 2016

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Krishna Menon, Chairman of the Indian delegation to the United Nations, answers questions from the foreign press in this 1956 edition of International Interview. 
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General William Westmoreland Reports on the Vietnam War

Thursday, September 22, 2016

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Dismissing the North Vietnamese government's "absurd claims of victory," General William Westmoreland assures the public that triumph in Vietnam is close at hand.
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Felker Talking Telstar

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Jean H. Felker discusses the technology and meaning of Telstar.
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Wayfaring Stranger Burl Ives Performs at the Book and Author Luncheon

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Burl Ives lets his guitar do the talking. 
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Anna Kross, Commissioner of The New York City Department of Correction

Thursday, August 25, 2016

WNYC
Jail Overcrowding and Underfunding…in 1959
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Leo Rosten Analyzes Humor

Thursday, August 18, 2016

WNYC
"I have no speech. I am not entirely speechless, though," Leo Rosten begins his talk, titled, "On Humor, and What It Is" at this 1959 Books and Authors Luncheon.
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Sir Edmund Hillary Scales the Heights of Literary Society

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Hillary, conqueror of Mount Everest, discusses John Hunt's book about the expedition at the Book and Author Luncheon.
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The Battle of the Slums Revisited

Thursday, August 04, 2016

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Fifty years after Jacob Riis's famous speech at Cooper Union, his son, Roger William Riis, addresses the same issue, tenement conditions and the need for affordable housing.
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Happy Casey Stengel Day!

Saturday, July 23, 2016

WNYC
"There comes a time in every man's life, and I've had plenty of them.”
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Glenway Wescott's Images of Truth

Thursday, July 14, 2016

The author and critic discusses Maugham, Mann, and more at this 1962 Book and Author Luncheon
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If War Comes to NYC, We'll Take Care of the Homeless

Thursday, June 30, 2016

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Welfare Commissioner William Hodson is questioned by radio journalist Elmer Davis about the city's preparedness plans should Hitler attack.
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Maxwell Taylor and The Uncertain Trumpet

Thursday, June 23, 2016

General Maxwell Taylor warns America about its military preparedness in this 1960 speech at the Herald Tribune's Book and Author Luncheon. 
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