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Philip Quarles

Philip Quarles appears in the following:

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 i...
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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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Jessamyn West on an Author's Responsibility to Her Readers

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

WNYC
West discusses her take on literature and the writer's responsibility at this Book and Author Luncheon
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Mr. New York: Grover Whalen's Unique Diplomacy

Monday, January 14, 2013

WNYC
Grover Whalen talks about his autobiography at this Book and Author Luncheon
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Alec Waugh's Martinique, and a Brotherly Deed to the World

Friday, January 11, 2013

WNYC
Alec Waugh (Evelyn's brother), talks about his Island in the Sun
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Virgil Thomson on What Makes a Good Music Critic

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

WNYC
The critic Virgil Thomson on his just published collection, The Art of Judging Music.
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Rex Stout Writes Detective Stories, Makes Enemies of the FBI

Monday, January 07, 2013

WNYC
The creator of Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin addresses the audience as if they were his "Committee on Grievances."
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Leopold Stokowski, the Maestro, Advocates for Accessible, Affordable Art

Friday, January 04, 2013

WNYC
The founding of the American Symphony Orchestra.
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Adlai Stevenson, Presidential Hopeful, Woos Voters and Patriots

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

WNYC
Stevenson defines patriotism to veterans as the love of something, not the fear of something.
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