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Philip Quarles

Philip Quarles appears in the following:

Generation without Farewell

Monday, March 14, 2016

Kay Boyle offers her interpretation of post-war Germany at this March 14, 1960 Books and Authors Luncheon.
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Roy Campanella

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.
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10th annual WNYC music festival

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Leadbelly and Ruby Smith are the stars of this highly eclectic 10th annual WNYC Music Festival.
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Diallo Telli: Messages of Friendship and Trust

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Bearing "a message of friendship and a message of trust," Diallo Telli, marks Guinea's admission to the United Nations. 
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Kenneth Tynan on the Shallow American Theater

Thursday, January 21, 2016

WNYC
In this 1961 interview, Kenneth Tynan pronounces on the state of the American theater.
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Dame Alicia Markova: Ballet Legend On and Off the Stage

Thursday, January 14, 2016

WNYC
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. 
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Your Future in an Automated Society

Thursday, January 07, 2016

WNYC
Technology, information, and education; what the future looked like…in 1966
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A Foreign Melody: Bel Kaufman Expounds on Pedagogical Concerns

Monday, July 28, 2014

WNYC
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.
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Diplomatic Impunity: Dean Acheson Counsels Audiences on Disarmament

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

WNYC
Acheson addresses a global situation which he feels has turned against America.
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A Chorus of Conversation: What Is American Music?

Monday, February 11, 2013

WNYC
Behind the banter in this 1950 roundtable, one detects a rich mix of fellowship and rivalry.
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Friendship Train Attempts to Humanize Postwar Effort

Friday, February 08, 2013

WNYC
America sends aid to the suffering.
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Edward Barrett Considers Anti-American Sentiment in Latin America

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

WNYC
Barrett elucidates the Overseas Press Club on the current state of Latin America
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Great Minds and Stellar Talents Consider the State of Modern Photography

Monday, February 04, 2013

WNYC

"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.

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Whitney Young Provides Depth and Texture to Portrait of Racial Inequality

Friday, February 01, 2013

WNYC
Whitney Young was one of the most powerful voices calling for achieving racial equality by working within the system.
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Writer Marguerite Young, Eccentric Documentarian of Utopias

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

WNYC
"All that I have told in this story is true, down to the last butterfly or flower."
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Richard Wright's Love Letter to Paris

Monday, January 28, 2013

WNYC
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.
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Herman Wouk Bucks Literary Trends to Produce Best-Selling Novels

Friday, January 25, 2013

WNYC
Herman Wouk talks about his best-selling novels
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Teddy Wilson Contemplates the Future of Jazz

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

WNYC

Pianist Teddy Wilson discusses his career and speculates on the future of jazz in this 1950 interview.

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Walter White of NAACP Asserts America's 'Race Problem' Undermines Overseas Efforts

Monday, January 21, 2013

WNYC

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.

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'The Birds Fall Down' and More: Rebecca West's Lamentations, 1966

Friday, January 18, 2013

WNYC
Novelist Rebecca West talks about her book, The Birds Fall Down, at the Book and Author Luncheon
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