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Listen! The 1964 World's Fair in Sound

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The 1964 World's Fair opened 50 years ago this week. In this archive joint, master builder Robert Moses, former Governor Charles Poletti and a cornucopia of others preview attractions expected at the fair. Among the featured attractions: The Pietà and a pavilion dedicated to the United Arab Republic. "We feel it's very, very important for the American people to learn more about Arab countries," Moses says.

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A Conflicted Portrait of Robert Moses,'The Builder for Democracy'

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

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"I'm not an author. I'm merely a victim" is the unwittingly prescient opening statement from Robert Moses at this 1952 Books and Authors Luncheon. 

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Adlai Stevenson Memorial at the Illinois Pavilion, World's Fair

Thursday, August 26, 1965

Robert Moses at the opening of the Adlai Stevenson Memorial at the NY World's Fair

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Churchill Pavillion

Thursday, April 29, 1965

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Introduction at World's Fair by Robert Moses; Tribute to Winston Churchill
by Mr. Joyce Hall of Hallmark (sponsor of pavilion). The tribute features many of Churchill's paintings. Message from successor of ...

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Verrazano Narrows Bridge Dedication

Saturday, November 21, 1964

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Begins with band playing. Host tries to get the crowd and speakers under control.

Star-Spangled Banner. Cardinal Spellman performs benediction.

Robert Moses, President of the ...

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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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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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Hall of Science Dedication

Wednesday, January 01, 1964

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Longer version of T833, Catalog # ...

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Robert Moses and Charles Poletti

Wednesday, July 17, 1963

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Commissioner Robert Moses speaks about plans for the upcoming World's Fair. He speaks specifically about the presence of foreign nations at the Fair. He also talks about how the world has ...

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Robert Moses on Slum Clearance

Thursday, April 17, 1958

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Robert Moses speaking on slum clearance projects. He speaks often of critics who do not understand the complexities or expense of slum clearance.

"If we are to judge ...

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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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Robert Moses : The Rebuilding of New York

Thursday, March 19, 1953

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Address by Robert Moses, Commissioner of Parks. He is speaking to members of Local 3 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

Discusses improvements needed in the city, ...

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Elizabeth Vining, Bennett Cerf, and Robert Moses

Thursday, November 27, 1952

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WNYC announcer introduces the program to the radio audience.

Van Doren introduces Vining, who talks about her book, "Windows for a Crown Prince," about working with the future ...

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Hearings on the Purchase of Rockaway Beach Branch of the Long Island Rail Road

Thursday, September 13, 1951

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Debates over the purchase of the Rockaway Branch of the Long Island Rail Road. Contains fiery arguments and charges. See NYT article "Quill fails to bar offer to LIRR; City aides ...

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Dedication of St. George Ferry Terminal

Monday, June 11, 1951

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Speeches celebrating the new ferry terminal. Focus on transportation in and around Staten Island.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 69546
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Dedication of Battery Park Underpass

Thursday, May 10, 1951

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Celebration of the linking of the Westside Highway with FDR Drive through this underpass through South Ferry.

Past Borough Presidents in attendance are named: Isaacs, Hugo Rogers, Levy, ...

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St. Mary's Recreation Center Dedication Ceremonies

Friday, March 30, 1951

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Speeches in celebration of the opening of St. Mary's Recreation Center in the Bronx.

Bobby White, son of Joe White, the "Silver Mask Tenor," sings the National Anthem. ...

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Long-range civil defense construction

Monday, March 19, 1951

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Commissioner Wallander welcomes Commissioner of the Department of Parks Robert Moses who outlines long range plans for the city's civil defense construction.

Moses discusses needs for capital improvements. ...

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Skyline Ceremony in Brooklyn : [Brooklyn Heights Promenade Dedication]

Saturday, October 07, 1950

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Speeches commemorating the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, part of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.

In his speech, Robert Moses talks about the incorrect theory that roads and highways should be built ...

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Owls Head Sewage Treatment Plant Opening Ceremonies

Wednesday, May 24, 1950

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Rpbert Moses: Our water has gotten away from us; cites a trip to Sao Paulo, where no treatment plants exist. Was told by the health commissioner that the beaches were making ...

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