Richard C. Patterson

Richard C. Patterson appears in the following:

Dedication of Pier 36

Friday, September 24, 1965

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Official opening of Pier 36 on the East River for the Belgian Line. Commissioner of Public Events Richard C. Patterson speaks that this gathering symbolizes the positive relationship between Belgium and ...

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City Hall Event for MLK's Nobel Prize

Thursday, December 17, 1964

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Announcer introduces program, at City Hall Dept of Sanitation Band performs and another announcer describes the room and schedule.

National Anthem. Monsignor Gregor L. Mooney delivers invocation.

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Reception for Nobel Prize recipient Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Thursday, December 17, 1964

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Hubert Humphrey speaks. Grateful that Dr. King returned safely, "can think of no one that has done more to give true meaning to that precious word called 'peace.'"

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World Bank President Eugene R. Black Honored by New York City

Wednesday, January 16, 1963

Toastmaster Richard Patterson hosts this luncheon to honor Eugene R Black, former President of the World Bank, on the occasion of his retirement. Patterson introduces each speaker who adds their laudatory messages.

Governor Adlai Stevenson describes Eugene black as the best doctor for sick financial institutions. US ...

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Speech by Nikita Khrushchev

Saturday, September 19, 1959

Before flying to Los Angeles on a cross-country tour of America, Russian Premier Nikita Khrushchev bids farewell to New York City. He was sent off by Richard C. Patterson Jr., Commissioner of Commerce and Public Events, who made a few opening remarks on behalf of Mayor Robert F. Wagner.

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Rededication Ceremony of New York City Hall

Thursday, July 12, 1956

At the rededication ceremony of City Hall, announcer Tommy Cowan describes the restoration as well as the history of the building and surrounding areas.

"The interior of City Hall has been done over as well as the exterior and Commissioner Frederick H. Zurmuhlen, of the department of ...

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