Philip Quarles

Philip Quarles appears in the following:

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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Louis E. Lomax

Thursday, February 02, 2017

WNYC
Journalist Louis Lomax seizes the opportunity to address a white, middle class, audience and give a concise picture of what is going through the mind of a contemporary black man.
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Diplomat U Thant, Interviewed by Alistair Cooke

Thursday, January 19, 2017

WNYC
"What manner of man is U Thant?"
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Kenneth Clark Answers Questions on Plans for the Civil Rights Movement

Thursday, January 12, 2017

WNYC
Dr. Kenneth Clark answers reporters' questions in this edition of the NBC news show, Searchlight airing over WNYC. 
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Roger Revelle, Father of Global Warming, Predicts Life in the 21st Century

Thursday, January 05, 2017

WNYC
Scientist Dr. Roger Revelle looks ahead to life in the year 2000 in this 1966 talk at the Rensselaerville Institute.
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"I Foresee in 1950"

Thursday, December 29, 2016

WNYC
This program, broadcast on New Year's Day, 1950, "the pivot point of the American century," offers the views of several prominent citizens, on what the next fifty years will bring.
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Looking Back and Looking Forward in 1965

Thursday, December 22, 2016

WNYC
The late governor and senator Herbert Lehman is remembered at this 1965 meeting of the American Jewish Committee.
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Marc Connelly Reminisces

Thursday, December 15, 2016

WNYC
Algonquin Round Table wit, Marc Connelly, speaks at the 1968 Books and Authors Luncheon about his memoir, Voices Offstage.
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Dancer Ruth St. Denis Shares Thoughts on Politics, Feminism and New Work

Thursday, December 08, 2016

WNYC
Balanced Government, for St. Denis, is a dual presidency held by both a man and a woman, "at present, the men govern this world including America as though women didn't exist."
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Dramatic Agent Audrey Wood on Her Career and Tennessee Williams

Thursday, November 24, 2016

WNYC
Audrey Wood doesn't just represent, she advocates. 
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Eleanor Roosevelt's Trip to Russia

Thursday, November 17, 2016

WNYC
"All I can do is tell you how it looked to me." 
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Darlington Hoopes for President!

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

WNYC
In this 1952 broadcast, Socialist Party presidential candidate Darlington Hoopes makes his case against capitalism.
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A Mid-Century Look at the American Film Industry

Thursday, November 03, 2016

WNYC
MoMA asks, Does the Public Get What it Wants?
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The Birth of "McCarthyism"

Thursday, October 27, 2016

WNYC
Senator Joseph McCarthy rails against former president Harry Truman in this 1953 speech.
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"Rocky" Takes on Albany

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Nelson Rockefeller takes the oath of office in this 1959 recording of the governor's inauguration. 
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Mayor Lindsay Responds to the 1967 Riots

Thursday, October 13, 2016

WNYC
"Civil wrongs don’t make for civil rights," John Lindsay quotes Adlai Stevenson, as American cities convulse with race riots in 1967
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India's UN Delegate Krishna Menon Urges Collective Peace

Thursday, September 29, 2016

WNYC
Krishna Menon, Chairman of the Indian delegation to the United Nations, answers questions from the foreign press in this 1956 edition of International Interview. 
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General William Westmoreland Reports on the Vietnam War

Thursday, September 22, 2016

WNYC
Dismissing the North Vietnamese government's "absurd claims of victory," General William Westmoreland assures the public that triumph in Vietnam is close at hand.
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Felker Talking Telstar

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Jean H. Felker discusses the technology and meaning of Telstar.
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Wayfaring Stranger Burl Ives Performs at the Book and Author Luncheon

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Burl Ives lets his guitar do the talking. 
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