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Philip Quarles

Philip Quarles appears in the following:

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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Ted Sorensen Writes with Affection and Respect for the Kennedy Clan

Monday, December 31, 2012

WNYC
Ted Sorensen talks about his time with the Kennedy clan at this Book and Author Luncheon
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Foreign Policy in Central America: Anastasio Somoza is Welcomed by Mayor Impellitteri

Friday, December 28, 2012

WNYC

At this official 1952 ceremony on the steps of City Hall, the president of Nicaragua, Anastasio Somoza, is welcomed to New York by Mayor Vincent R. Impellitteri. 

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Monologist Cornelia Otis Skinner: Two Scintillating Performances

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

WNYC
A pair of performances from Miss Cornelia Otis Skinner
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William L. Shirer on Nazi Germany After 'The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich'

Monday, December 24, 2012

WNYC
The Author of The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich speaks at this 1960 Book and Author Luncheon
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Robert Sherwood Humanizes Wartime Efforts and Urges 'Enduring Peace'

Friday, December 21, 2012

WNYC
Robert Sherwood speaks about his time in the Office of War Information at a Book and Author Luncheon
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Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. Defends His Account of JFK's Administration

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

WNYC
Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. talks about his latest work, A Thousand Days, in this talk at the Book and Author Luncheon
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'Eleanor Roosevelt Remembered,' a Touching Tribute by Eight Women

Monday, December 17, 2012

WNYC
This 1962 tEight women reminiscing about their friend, and illuminating the many different areas of Eleanor Roosevelt's politically wide-ranging life.
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Jackie Robinson and Dr. Sterling Wade Brown Celebrate Brotherhood Week, 1968

Friday, December 14, 2012

WNYC
Jackie Robinson answers questions about the fight for civil rights in this 1968 interview.
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Walter Reuther Takes the Long View: Community Good and Labor Issues

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

WNYC
A vivid snapshot of the days when Labor reigned supreme in America.
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Peter Ustinov Showcases Masterful Storytelling

Monday, December 10, 2012

WNYC
A masterclass in story-telling with Peter Ustinov
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The Serious Stand-Up of S.J. Perelman

Friday, December 07, 2012

WNYC
It's all jokes with S. J. Perelman, no joke.
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Beyond 'Eggheads': Vance Packard Pulls Back the Curtain on Advertising, 1958

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

WNYC
Vance Packard unveils advertising in this 1957 talk.
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There Are No Prophets in Science: The Vision and View of J. Robert Oppenheimer

Monday, December 03, 2012

WNYC

In this 1954 talk, J. Robert Oppenheimer surmises that today's pressing questions "will be transmuted before they are answered" and that "the very process of discovery will shatter the concepts that we today use to describe our puzzlement."

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