Philip Quarles appears in the following:
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
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Pianist Teddy Wilson discusses his career and speculates on the future of jazz in this 1950 interview. Read More
Monday, January 21, 2013
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. Read More
Friday, January 18, 2013
Novelist Rebecca West talks about her book, The Birds Fall Down, at the Book and Author Luncheon
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
West discusses her take on literature and the writer's responsibility at this Book and Author Luncheon
Monday, January 14, 2013
Grover Whalen talks about his autobiography at this Book and Author Luncheon
Friday, January 11, 2013
Alec Waugh (Evelyn's brother), talks about his Island in the Sun
Wednesday, January 09, 2013
The critic Virgil Thomson on his just published collection, The Art of Judging Music.
Monday, January 07, 2013
The creator of Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin addresses the audience as if they were his "Committee on Grievances."
Friday, January 04, 2013
The founding of the American Symphony Orchestra.
Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Stevenson defines patriotism to veterans as the love of something, not the fear of something.
Monday, December 31, 2012
Ted Sorensen talks about his time with the Kennedy clan at this Book and Author Luncheon
Friday, December 28, 2012
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. Read More
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
A pair of performances from Miss Cornelia Otis Skinner
Monday, December 24, 2012
The Author of The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich speaks at this 1960 Book and Author Luncheon
Friday, December 21, 2012
Robert Sherwood speaks about his time in the Office of War Information at a Book and Author Luncheon