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Philip Quarles

Philip Quarles appears in the following:

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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Cartoonist Jules Feiffer Probes the Intellectual Depth of Comics and Pop Culture, 1965

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

WNYC
Jules Feiffer draws a picture of the state of pop culture
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James T. Farrell on a Writer's Inner Life

Monday, September 24, 2012

WNYC

James T. Farrell, the creator of Studs Lonigan, is often thought of as a crude, dogged, naturalist writer; it's refreshing to hear the author speaking, in this recording from 1952, of what truly obsesses him: literature.

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James L. Farmer Jr. Advocates Revolutionary Freedoms for African-Americans

Friday, September 21, 2012

The civil rights leader speaks with the Overseas Press Club.
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Abba Eban Pushes Israel's Application for U.N. Membership

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Abba Eban defends his country against a variety of accusations presses for admission to the United Nations.
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Richard Dyer-Bennet's Living Tradition of American Minstrelsy

Monday, September 17, 2012

WNYC

WNYC's American Music Festival features Richard Dyer-Bennet in his all-too-brief heyday, before betrayal and political accusations would derail his career, in this 1945 studio appearance.

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