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Robert Moses

Robert Moses appears in the following:

WNYC 30th Anniversary Special : Robert Moses and Robert Wagner

Thursday, July 08, 1954

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

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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Long Island University Commencement Exercises

Monday, June 14, 1954

Robert Moses speaks at the commencement for Long Island University. He speaks in depth of the role of architecture in education, arguing for more traditional design.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150408
Municipal archives id: LT2836

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Coliseum (New York City) Ground Breaking Ceremonies.)

Sunday, April 25, 1954

Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Coliseum at Columbus Circle in Manhattan. Speakers include Mayor Robert Wagner; Manhattan Borough President Hulan Jack; Robert Moses, Chairman of Triboro Bridge and Tunnel Authority, and Bernard Gimbel, Chairman of the Convention and Visitors Bureau. They discuss the project and the various impediments they had come ...

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New York Building Congress Public Improvement Outlook

Friday, April 02, 1954

Robert Moses spells out his plan for coming year (1954-55) in this meeting of the New York City Building Congress in the Grand Ballroom of the Astor Hotel. The subject is the public improvement outlook.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150406
Municipal archives ...

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New York's First Public Parking Lot Groundbreaking

Wednesday, June 03, 1953

A parking lot is dedicated in Flushing Queens, NY.
The speakers include: Queens Borough President James A. Lundy, Chairman of the New York City Housing Authority Philip J. Crews, Commissioner of Everything Robert Moses, Traffic Commissioner T. T. Wiley, and Department of Public Works Commissioner Frederick H. Zurmuhlen.


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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
Municipal archives id: ...

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Unveiling of Statue of San Martin

Friday, May 25, 1951

Speakers: Robert Moses; Vincent Impellitteri,.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150404
Municipal archives id: LT2207

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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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Bronx River Parkway Opening Ceremonies

Thursday, October 19, 1950

Vincent Impellitteri, James Lyons, Thomas E. Dewey, and Robert Moses open the Bronx River Parkway, the first of three major New York City expressways opening that day throughout New York. Moses stresses the increased difficulties in building such expressways, while Governor Dewey notes the importance of the new expressways for ...

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Skyline Ceremony in Brooklyn : [Brooklyn Heights Promenade Dedication]

Saturday, October 07, 1950

Commissioner Robert Moses talks about the 'incorrect theory' that roads and highways should be built to go around cities.

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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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Zoo ground breaking

Monday, July 25, 1949

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Groundbreaking for a 12 acre conservation exhibit. Speakers include Henry Fairfield Osborn, Jr. president of the New York Zoological Society.

Bronx Zoological Park.
Acre Conservatory exhibit; ground ...

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Flushing Meadow stadium groundbreaking ceremonies - October 28, 1961 address by Robert Moses.

Monday, January 01, 1900

The poetic commissioner.

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