Philip Quarles appears in the following:
Monday, July 28, 2014
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...
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Acheson addresses a global situation which he feels has turned against America.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Behind the banter in this 1950 roundtable, one detects a rich mix of fellowship and rivalry.
Friday, February 08, 2013
America sends aid to the suffering.
Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Barrett elucidates the Overseas Press Club on the current state of Latin America
Monday, February 04, 2013
"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. Read More
Friday, February 01, 2013
Whitney Young was one of the most powerful voices calling for achieving racial equality by working within the system.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
"All that I have told in this story is true, down to the last butterfly or flower."
Monday, January 28, 2013
Saying that once he arrived, "I've never felt a moment of sorrow," Wright extolls his adopted city of Paris, raving first about the landscape, the architecture, and vistas.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Herman Wouk talks about his best-selling novels
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Pianist Teddy Wilson discusses his career and speculates on the future of jazz in this 1950 interview. Read More
Monday, January 21, 2013
Walter White, head of the NAACP, ponders race and foreign relations at the Great Hall of Cooper Union, in New York City, in this 1949 recording. Read More
Friday, January 18, 2013
Novelist Rebecca West talks about her book, The Birds Fall Down, at the Book and Author Luncheon
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
West discusses her take on literature and the writer's responsibility at this Book and Author Luncheon
Monday, January 14, 2013
Grover Whalen talks about his autobiography at this Book and Author Luncheon
Friday, January 11, 2013
Alec Waugh (Evelyn's brother), talks about his Island in the Sun
Wednesday, January 09, 2013
The critic Virgil Thomson on his just published collection, The Art of Judging Music.
Monday, January 07, 2013
The creator of Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin addresses the audience as if they were his "Committee on Grievances."
Friday, January 04, 2013
The founding of the American Symphony Orchestra.
Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Stevenson defines patriotism to veterans as the love of something, not the fear of something.