Philip Quarles appears in the following:
Friday, April 22, 2016
This strange mix of radio drama and homespun instruction is a good sample of mid-century Soviet revisionist history.
Thursday, April 07, 2016
Librettist Abe Burrows speaks with an irresistible street-wise schtick at this ASCAP seminar.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Fleur and Evita; Two Strong Women Go Head-to-Head
Monday, March 14, 2016
Kay Boyle offers her interpretation of post-war Germany at this March 14, 1960 Books and Authors Luncheon.
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.
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Leadbelly and Ruby Smith are the stars of this highly eclectic 10th annual WNYC Music Festival.
Thursday, February 04, 2016
Bearing "a message of friendship and a message of trust," Diallo Telli, marks Guinea's admission to the United Nations.
Thursday, January 21, 2016
In this 1961 interview, Kenneth Tynan pronounces on the state of the American theater.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
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.
Thursday, January 07, 2016
Technology, information, and education; what the future looked like…in 1966
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.
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