Philip Quarles

Philip Quarles appears in the following:

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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1956 National Book Awards, Part 2 - Senator John F. Kennedy

Thursday, May 25, 2017

WNYC
Senator John F. Kennedy talks about his recent book of essays, Profiles in Courage, at the 1956 National Book Awards.
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Electronic Composer Jean-Jacques Perrey Hears the Future

Thursday, May 18, 2017

WNYC
Perrey, a fervent advocate for the then-new Moog Synthesizer as well as the Ondioline, one of the first electronic keyboards, is the guest on this episode of Music and the Message.
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David Ben-Gurion comes to New York

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

WNYC
Two reports of Premier Gurion's visit in 1951, only three years after the founding of the state of Israel.
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Sir Cedric Hardwicke Reflects

Thursday, May 04, 2017

WNYC
"What business does an actor have writing a book?" the venerable star of stage and screen asks at this 1961 Book and Authors Luncheon.
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Conductor Sir Thomas Beecham on his 70th Birthday

Saturday, April 29, 2017

WNYC
"I don't feel seventy and I never shall," Sir Thomas Beecham declares in this 1948 birthday tribute. 
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Norman Thomas

Thursday, April 27, 2017

WNYC
Socialist icon and six-time US Presidential candidate Norman Thomas surveys the political and moral state of America.
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World War II Victories in the Desert

Thursday, April 13, 2017

WNYC
Dr. Raoul Aglion, describes how he was fighting with French forces in Syria when the infamous armistice agreement between France and Nazi Germany was signed.
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Is Pornography a Threat to Today's Moral Climate?

Thursday, April 06, 2017

WNYC
...is the question addressed in this 1967 panel discussion.
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Averell Harriman Reflects on Russia

Thursday, March 30, 2017

WNYC
The former ambassador to Russia and past Governor of New York gives his thoughts on the USSR at this talk at the Book and Author Luncheon in 1959
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Barbara Tuchman Argues for "History as Literature"

Thursday, March 23, 2017

WNYC
Proposing that the creative process is the same for historians as for poets and novelists, Tuchman objects to her work being lumped with other "non-fiction."
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Ethical Culture Leader Algernon Black Confronts Bias and Bigotry

Thursday, March 16, 2017

WNYC
How can men live together on this earth? noted educator and social activist Algernon Black asks in this 1951 talk given at Cooper Union. 
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Artists Warn of Elvis and Other Evils

Thursday, March 09, 2017

WNYC
Clifton Fadiman, Robert Penn Warren, Catherine Drinker Bowen, John Cheever and Randall Jarrell speak at the National Book Awards in 1958
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Agnes de Mille: Trailblazer in National Sponsorship of the Arts

Thursday, March 02, 2017

WNYC
Agnes de Mille lauds the Council of the Arts, forerunner to today's NEA.
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The American Negro Theater Performs John Millington Synge

Thursday, February 23, 2017

WNYC
The American Negro Theatre, a crucial training ground for a generation of performers, brings Riders to the Sea to WNYC listeners.
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John Glenn, First American in Orbit

Thursday, February 16, 2017

WNYC
John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the Earth this archival audio from the Mercury 6 Mission. 
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W. H. Auden, Herbert Kubly, and John O'Hara Speak at the 1956 National Book Awards

Thursday, February 09, 2017

WNYC
W. H. Auden, Herbert Kubly, and John O'Hara win awards at the 1956 National Book Awards ceremony.
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