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Philip Quarles

Philip Quarles appears in the following:

Re-evaluating Soviet Power 50 Years After the Revolution

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

WNYC
Isaac Don Levine, George F. Kennan, and Sidney Hook talk about the USSR with the Overseas Press Club.
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Ferdinand Marcos and John Lindsay Foster U.S.-Philippines Ties, 1966

Monday, November 12, 2012

WNYC
Philippine dictator hailed at City Hall.
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Humorist Sam Levenson's Childhood: 'Poor, With Books'

Friday, November 09, 2012

WNYC
Everything But Money is both the title of funny man Sam Levenson's autobiography and the theme in this talk.
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Before It Was Trendy, It Was Scandalous: Burlesque Star Gypsy Rose Lee, 1957

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

WNYC
Burlesque icon Gypsy Rose Lee talks about, show biz, Being stranded in Oregon, and her love of bald men.
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Robert F. Kennedy Announces His Senate Candidacy, 1964

Monday, November 05, 2012

WNYC
Nine months after his brother's death, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy enters the New York Senate race.
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Inspiration Strikes After Tragedy: Alfred Kazin on His New Yorker Trilogy

Friday, November 02, 2012

WNYC
Kazin talks about his New Yorker trilogy at this 1965 Book and Author Luncheon.
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Garson Kanin on 'Remembering Mr. Maugham'

Monday, October 29, 2012

WNYC
Garson Kanin dishes about his book on Somerset Maugham
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Herman Kahn on World Annihilation, 1965

Friday, October 26, 2012

Was this man the model for Dr. Strangelove?
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Jane Jacobs Defends Urbanism in 1960s New York City Planning

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

WNYC
Jane Jacobs explains her role as a community leader in the fight against what she views as the excesses and excrescences of the arrogant Modernist redesign of city neighborhoods.
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The 'Anatomy' of Fannie Hurst, Memoirist and Romance Novelist

Monday, October 22, 2012

WNYC
The author of "Queen of the Sob Sisters" speaks at this 1958 Book and Author Luncheon
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A Hero, Removed: A. E. Hotchner on Hemingway's Role as "Emissary of Other Men's Dreams"

Friday, October 19, 2012

WNYC
Hotchner talks about Hemingway at this Book and Author Luncheon
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The Political Playwright Rolf Hochhuth Assails the Catholic Church for 'Immoral Inaction'

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

WNYC
A surprise waiting in the audience makes for a heated situation.
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The Civic Wit of Humorist Harry Hershfield

Monday, October 15, 2012

WNYC

"New York City Mayors I Have Known" might be the better title for this 1954 installment of Campus Press Conference featuring guest Harry Hershfield -- columnist, cartoonist, and "Toastmaster Extraordinary."

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Foreign Correspondent David Halberstam Analyzes Conflict in Vietnam

Friday, October 12, 2012

WNYC
David Halberstam asks us to "keep [our] imagination dry."
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John Gunther, Author of 'Inside' Travel Guides, Offers Glimpse of African Continent, 1955

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

WNYC
Writer of "armchair travel lit," John Gunther, speaks about Africa at this Book and Author Luncheon
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The Extemporaneous Sir Alec Guinness: Shorter Than You Thought, and to the Point

Monday, October 08, 2012

WNYC

"The Actor and Clichés In the Theater," is the subject Sir Alec Guinness chooses for this impromptu 1964 performance before the Overseas Press Club. 

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Günter Grass on American Vagaries: Boxing, Dancing, and Creating Art

Friday, October 05, 2012

WNYC
The author of Tin Drum talks to the Overseas Press Club
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The Benny Goodman Sextet Fields Requests on 'America in Swingtime'

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

WNYC

This WNYC American Music Festival program from February 19, 1941 captures the Benny Goodman Sextet in a rare and wonderful moment. 

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We All Sag in the Middle: The Delightfully Indignant Edna Ferber

Monday, October 01, 2012

WNYC
The pride of Kalamazoo, Edna Ferber, speaks at the Book and Author Luncheon.
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