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Robert F. Wagner

Robert F. Wagner appears in the following:

World's Fair

Wednesday, April 22, 1964

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Introductory speaker explains how the New York World's Fair came to be. (4:00 - 6:00)Host Thomas J. Deegan Jr. (Chairman of the World’s Fair corporation's executive committee) introduces Moses.
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A Conversation with Mayor Robert F. Wagner

Friday, January 31, 1964

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Bill Beutel (WABC TV), Jim Jensen (WCBS TV), and Gabe Pressman (WNBC TV) question Mayor Robert F. Wagner. In his 12th year as Mayor, Wagner says that he plans to pursue ...

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Hall of Science Dedication

Wednesday, January 01, 1964

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Longer version of T833, Catalog # ...

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Mayor Wagner's statement regarding City Hall Sit-ins

Thursday, August 22, 1963

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Recording opens with press officer describing the conference proceedings.


Mayor Wagner makes brief statement regarding the arrest of individuals participating in a sit-in at the Mayor's office. This ended 44 days ...

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Mayor Wagner and Secretary of Labor Wirtz on JOIN

Monday, July 01, 1963

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Press conference with Mayor Robert F. Wagner and Secretary of Labor W. Willard Wirtz to announce a $3,000,000 program called Job Orientation in the Neighborhood (JOIN). The program is co-funded by ...

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Penn Station South Dedication of Housing Development

Saturday, May 19, 1962

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Penn. Station South Dedication of Housing Development.

Speakers:
David Dubinsky, President International Ladies' Garment Workers (ILGW);
Abraham Kazan, Pres. of United Housing foundation;
Robert Moses, ...

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Mayor Wagner : Oath of office ceremony

Sunday, December 31, 1961

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New Year's Eve swearing in ceremonies at Gracie Mansion. Mayor Wagner is sworn in for his third term as mayor as New York's 102nd mayor at Gracie Mansion.


Also sworn ...

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Mayor Wagner acceptance speech

Thursday, August 10, 1961

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Mayor Wagner makes a joke about being suspicious because he is half Irish. The venue for this event is unclear.


Wagner states that his opposition has conceded the election. He ...

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Mayor Wagner on Graft

Saturday, January 07, 1961

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Series of three radio spots featuring Mayor Wagner. He asks the public to not contribute to corruption by tipping or bribing city employees. He also asks the public to write in ...

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Teacher's Strike

Tuesday, November 08, 1960

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Mayor Robert F. Wagner speaks about the teacher's strike. Talks about discussions with the AFL-CIO.

Dr. John Theobald reports on the absence of approximately 4,000 teachers at schools ...

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Juvenile Delinquency Spots

Tuesday, August 16, 1960

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Series of ten radio spots by Mayor Wagner warning against juvenile delinquency. Wagner reminds parents of their duties, importance of spending time with children, knowing where they are at all times ...

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Van Cliburn Parade

Tuesday, May 20, 1958

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WNYC announcer describes the parade festivities in front of City Hall honoring Van Cliburn, who has just given a concert at Carnegie Hall after winning a piano the International Tchaikovsky Award ...

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December 22, 1957

Sunday, December 22, 1957

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"The 31st in a series of monthly programs designed to help you better understand the problems of the city of New York and how the city government is meeting these problems." ...

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[Reception for Althea Gibson].

Wednesday, August 21, 1957

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Official reception for tennis star Althea Gibson after her ticket-tape parade, right after her first victory at Wimbledon. Speakers include Mayor Robert F. Wagner; the head of the United States Lawn ...

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December 26, 1956

Wednesday, December 26, 1956

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Members of the press ask questions of Mayor Robert F. Wagner.

Topics discussed include:
-tuberculosis control in the city of New York
-fluoridation of drinking water ...

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Mayor Wagner

Sunday, December 25, 1955

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Mayor Robert Wagner answers questions about the city budget and other municipal business.


Hosted by Marvin Sleeper.


Wagner wishes the audience a happy Christmas and encourages an effort towards fire ...

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Mayor Wagner on Salk Vaccine

Tuesday, April 26, 1955

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Mayor Wagner statement announcing the success of the Salk polio vaccine.

Address repeated twice.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 8323

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July 21, 1954

Wednesday, July 21, 1954

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Mayor Wagner answers questions from the press.

Wagner gives a brief update of the city. Department of Marine and Aviation plan to expand harbor facilities. Fire Department investigation ...

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WNYC 30th Anniversary Special : Robert Moses and Robert Wagner

Thursday, July 08, 1954

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Two speeches presented as part of WNYC's 30th anniversary coverage.

First is a speech (originally recorded 1954-06-28) by Robert Moses, Park Commissioner and Construction Coordinator, in front of ...

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WNYC 30th Anniversary Special

Thursday, July 08, 1954

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Excerpts illustrating WNYC's 30-year-old legacy on the air. An announcer introduces each clip and provides context.


Clip list:
Mayor La Guardia speaking at an unnamed ...

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