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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

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Theme of the evening: Human resources in an abundant society."

Begins with room noise and chatter. Mayor Lindsay introduces head table, welcomes guests. Howard J. Samuels, dinner co-chairman, ...

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Wagner Farewell Address

Tuesday, December 28, 1965

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Reporter describes the scene as roll is called in the background by Paul Screvane.


Wagner talks about his administration's work and the challenges of the new administration.


Audio courtesy ...

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Bill of Rights Day Ceremony

Wednesday, December 15, 1965

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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 children are ...

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Mayor Wagner on Blackout

Wednesday, November 10, 1965

The great northeast goes dark.

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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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Statement on the death of Adlai E. Stevenson

Wednesday, July 14, 1965

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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

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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 speaks about the war of ...

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I am an American Day

Sunday, May 23, 1965

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Begins without introduction.


First speaker introduces chairman of I am an American Day, Colonel C. Michael Hall. He gives a brief talk about patriotism and freedom, then introduces Robert Alden. Tells ...

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Documentary 1050 : You, Robert Wagner

Friday, January 01, 1965

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From card catalog: Documentary 1050, "You, ...

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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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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.


Richard C. Patterson, ...

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Community Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Thursday, December 17, 1964

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Master of ceremonies William Rowe introduces singer David Dunson to entertain the audience before the ceremony begins. Dunson is followed by a performance by the LaRocque Bey Dancers and drummers from ...

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Verrazano Narrows Bridge Dedication

Saturday, November 21, 1964

Verrazano-Narrows bridge dedication.

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[Dedication of Carnegie Hall as a national historic landmark]

Friday, November 06, 1964

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Stewart L. Udall, Secretary of the Interior, speaks at the dedication of Carnegie Hall as a national historic landmark.


Mayor Robert F. Wagner follows with short speech describing how the decision ...

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Wagner Statement on the Democratic Electoral Victory

Wednesday, November 04, 1964

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Woman heard at open describing the format for conference, radio first, followed by television, 4 minutes each.


Mayor Robert F. Wagner makes a statement on the Democratic victory in the legislature ...

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Hall of Science Dedication

Wednesday, September 09, 1964

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Shorter version of T249, T250, Catalog # 6186.

Dedication of the World's Fair Hall of Science. City Council President Paul Screvane opens the dedication by describing how the ...

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Robert F. Kennedy

Tuesday, August 25, 1964

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From card catalog: Robert F. Kennedy announces that he will accept the Democratic nomination to run for US Senator from New York. He talks about the candidacy and why he wants ...

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Statement supporting Robert F. Kennedy for Senator from New York

Friday, August 21, 1964

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Mayor Robert F. Wagner announces his support of Robert F. Kennedy's bid for candidacy for Senator in New York state. He also makes clear that he has no intention of pursuing ...

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Statement on Harlem Riot

Wednesday, July 22, 1964

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Mayor Robert F. Wagner speaks of cutting his trip to Geneva short in order to return to New York and address the race riots in Harlem, the six day riot was ...

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