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Robert F. Wagner

Robert F. Wagner appears in the following:

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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New York City Gold Medal Awards 4th Ceremony

Wednesday, June 30, 1965

Mayor Wagner presents the mayor's medal for excellent performance in the service of the city. The mayor's medal was established in 1962 for achievement in the contributions to the welfare of the people to New York City. It is a high honor.

The first medal goes to ...

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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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NYC Cultural Information Center Opening

Monday, June 21, 1965

Speakers: Robert W. Dowling, August Heckscher; Richard Patterson; Lloyd Goodrich, Whitney Museum; Harry Van Arsdale; Robert Wagner.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150590
Municipal archives id: T1516

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NYC Police Department Medal Day Ceremonies

Friday, June 11, 1965

Speakers: Mayor Robert F. Wagner; Comm. Vincent Broderick,etc. I.Wagner II. Broderick


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150589
Municipal archives id: T1515

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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


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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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I am an American Day

Sunday, May 23, 1965

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

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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Press Conference

Monday, May 17, 1965

Press Conference. Several questions about the upcoming race against John Lindsay.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150633
Municipal archives id: T901

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Safety in the Street

Thursday, April 22, 1965

The following is a special address by Mayor Robert Wagner on safety in the streets.

My fellow New Yorkers, just seventeen days ago on April fifth, I proclaimed a war against crime. Our first target was crime in the subways. We quickly mobilized the necessary forces and ...

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World's Fair 1964-65 Opening, Second Season

Wednesday, April 21, 1965

Various speakers including Robert Wagner, Hubert Humphrey, Earl Warren, Malcolm Wilson, Willy Brandt, Robert Moses.

Wilson makes a few jokes that gets the crowd laughing. He makes some funny remarks about Robert Moses.

The World's Fair Band plays.

There is an ...

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Long Island Jewish Hospital Groundbreaking Ceremonies

Sunday, April 11, 1965

The groundbreaking of the resarch facilities for Long Island Jewish Hosptial (LIJH). Speakers include: LIJH's Jack Liebowitz, Irving Felt, President of the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies, Eugene Nickerson, county executive of Nassau County, Dr. Peter [Roges], executive director of LIJH, and Mayor Robert Wagner


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Crime in the Subways

Monday, April 05, 1965

Mayor Wagner announces plans to combat crime on NYC subways, primarily through the creation of a new off-hours shift of police officers patrolling subway platforms and trains, requiring 1,000 new servicemen and temporary overtime for current officers.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150580

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Yeshiva University Convocation

Monday, March 08, 1965

Charles Silver introduces the speakers and talks a little bit about the contributions of Yeshiva University.

Mayor Robert F. Wagner speaks next. He praises Yeshiva University for their commitment to education and scholarship. The mayor recognizes the responsibility the university has taken to tackle social ills.

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Sister City Greeting

Friday, February 26, 1965

Lions Club greets the Tokyo Lions Club. Mayor Wagner gives a short welcome speech to Lion's Club of Tokyo. Recalls beautiful days spent in Japan. Warmest regards to Lions of Tokyo.

NYC President of Lions Club Sandy Strayer sends greetings and best wishes on this, the 5th ...

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United Parent's Association Annual Conference

Saturday, January 16, 1965

[this is a partial recording.]

Speakers: James B. Donovan, President of the Board of Education; Robert F.. Wagner, Mayor; Dr. John H. Fisher, President of Teacher's College, Columbia University.



Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150636
Municipal ...

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Welfare Worker's Strike

Sunday, January 10, 1965

Mayor Robert F. Wagner discusses the strike of welfare workers against the Dept. of Welfare. He mentions his efforts to repeal Condon-Wadlin Act Tape feed is a pick up from CBS.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150568
Municipal archives id: T1262

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Welfare Worker's Strike

Sunday, January 10, 1965

Mayor Wagner addresses the Welfare Worker's Strike.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150635
Municipal archives id: T907

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