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Robert F. Wagner

Robert F. Wagner appears in the following:

How to Deflect a Wrecking Ball with a Violin

Thursday, November 06, 2014

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50 years ago, a mayor (and frustrated violinist) was persuaded to buy the world's most famous concert hall.
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Americans for Democratic Action Roosevelt Day Dinner

Thursday, January 27, 1966

Why don't they make speeches like this anymore?

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Wagner Farewell Address

Tuesday, December 28, 1965

Mayor Wagner stresses the need to recognize New York's neighborhoods and reviews the last twelve years of the city's history and problems.

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Public Education Association Luncheon

Tuesday, December 21, 1965

Public Education Association Luncheon. Presentation of Citation to Mayor Wagner.

Fred McLaughlin speaks: Praises Mayor Wagner's support to NYC education. The Mayor has given the budget of the Board of Education top priority. Says Education has made great strides during Mayor Wagner's Administration.

Frank ...

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Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies at City Hal

Thursday, December 16, 1965

Recording of the City Hall Park Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. Participants include Newbold Morris, Commissioner of Parks, Constance Baker Motley, Mayor Robert Wagner.

Department of Sanitation Band opens the ceremonies and plays "The Star Spangled Banner". Morris is the emcee and speaks first and welcomes everyone. The ...

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Bill of Rights Day Ceremony

Wednesday, December 15, 1965

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Presentation of awards by Bill of Rights Day Association. Mayor Wagner reads the proclamation.

Awards is given to Wagner (no really, Kennedy). He's not in attendance, and the ...

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1965 Police Department Graduation Exercises

Wednesday, December 01, 1965

Speakers: Commissioner Vincent Broderick; Mayor Robert F. Wagner; Michael Waldman of graduating class.

Several awards are given to graduating officers. But there is only one - The Mayor's Award - where a detailed description is given of the officer's heroism. Apparently, the officer saw a man on ...

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New York Public Library. Lincoln Center Library & Museum Dedication

Tuesday, November 30, 1965

N.Y. Public Library. Lincoln Center Library & Museum Dedication.
Speakers: William Schuman; John D. Rockefeller; Gilbert Chapman; Mayor Roberl F. Wagner.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150575
Municipal archives id: T1350

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Change and Challenge Salute to Youth

Wednesday, November 24, 1965

Change and Challenge Salute to Youth. Presented by the New York Journal American.
The speakers include Arthur J. Rogers of the N.Y.C. Youth Board; Spyros F. Skouras of 20th Century Fox; Robert W. Dowling, of the Department of Cultural Affairs for New York City, Mayor Robert F. Wagner.

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Mayor Wagner on Blackout

Wednesday, November 10, 1965

The great northeast goes dark.

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NYC Salute to Fall

Thursday, September 30, 1965

This ceremony commences the ninth year of Salute to Seasons, a program meant to restore New York City's natural beauty. It is a "Fall Fiesta" hosted by "Carlos" (Ricardo) Montalban. Speakers include: Montalban, Mexican Council General Eugenio Pescada, and Mayor Robert Wagner
[There are unusual edits in the audio]. ...

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Dedication of Pier 36

Friday, September 24, 1965

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

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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Cashmore Memorial Dedication

Tuesday, September 07, 1965

Judge John MacRae, Brooklyn Borough President Abe Stark and Mayor Robert F. Wagner honor the memory of the late Borough President John Cashmore at Brooklyn Borough Hall. John Lynch emcees.



Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150572
Municipal archives id: ...

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Press Conference

Tuesday, August 17, 1965

Mayor Wanger endorses Paul R. Screvane for Democratic candidate for New York City mayor. After explaining his rationale for his endorsements for Screvane, Oran Lehman for comptroller, and Pat Moynihan for city council president. Wagner fields questions from assembled journalists.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


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Casey Stengel's 75th Birthday at City Hall

Thursday, July 22, 1965

This is a recording of Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel interviewed with New York City Mayor Robert F. Wagner, Jr. on the occasion of his 75th birthday celebration at City Hall. Mayor Wagner announces that Friday, July 23rd, 1965 will be Casey Stengel Day. His actual birthday is July 30th.

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Statement on the death of Adlai E. Stevenson

Wednesday, July 14, 1965

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Mayor Robert F. Wagner makes statement regarding the death of Adlai E. Stevenson. He calls Stevenson "one of us" in New York City.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC ...

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N.Y.C. Anti-Poverty Operations Board : Project Head Start

Wednesday, June 30, 1965

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Opens with unnamed speaker.

Dr. Bernard Donovan, superintendent of schools, speaks of the Board of Education's excitement for the Head Start program.

Monsignor Edmund Fogarty ...

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Mayor Statement

Thursday, June 10, 1965

Mayor Robert F. Wagner Jr. announces his decision not to seek a fourth term as mayor of New York. He explains his reasons for not seeking re-election, the decision process that went into it, and reviews his accomplishments.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: ...

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Generoso Pope Memorial Awards

Wednesday, June 02, 1965


Speakers are Mayor Robert Wagner; James B. Donovan, Board of Education President and Fortune Pope President of Columbus Citizens Committee.

WNYC Announcer: From the City Council Chambers at City Hall. $200 Generoso Pope Scholarships. 100 needy graduates of High Schools will be eligible. Dept of ...

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Ludwig Erhard

Wednesday, June 02, 1965

Ludwig Erhard, Chancellor German Federal Republic is welcomed at NYC City Hall by Transit Commissioner Charles Patterson and Mayor Robert Wagner. Wagner confers upon Erhard the Gold Medal of the city of New York.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150581
Municipal archives id: ...

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