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Seymour N. Siegel

Seymour N. Siegel appears in the following:

Seymour Siegel Swearing In

Tuesday, January 25, 1966

WNYC's longtime leader is sworn in for the last time.

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Mental Retardation

Sunday, May 23, 1965

City Close Up l-Seymour Siegel interviews Dr. William A. Frankel, Executive Director of Association For Help Mentally Retarded Children. They discuss mental retardation and the work of his organization.

Frankel defines 'mental retardation, ' by way of intelligence testing. There are a number of degrees of mental ...

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17th Congressional District Candidates

Sunday, October 18, 1964

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

Debate between the candidates for the 17th Congressional District. Seymour Siegel moderates the exchange between incumbent John V. Lindsay, Eleanor Clark French, and Kieran O'Doherty.


The first section of the ...

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John Lindsay

Sunday, May 03, 1964

It may be hard to believe that this man was a Republican.

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Elinor Guggenheimer

Sunday, November 03, 1963

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

November 3, 1963

Mrs. Randolph Guggenheimer, member of the City Planning Commission is interviewed by Seymour N. Siegel.

His first question to her is "why ...

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Edward Thompson, Fire Commissioner

Sunday, May 12, 1963

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

From card catalog: Seymour Siegel interviews Edward Thompson, Commissioner, Fire Department.


Siegel and Thompson talk about fire education in the city and neighborhoods most at risk for fires. The kitchen is ...

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Leopold Stokowski Interview

Friday, October 12, 1962

Listen to the new American Symphony Orchestra!

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George Foster Peabody... Peabody Awards.

Tuesday, April 10, 1962

Peabody Awards to the best in television and radio for 1961.

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City Record: Dr. Milton Helpern

Wednesday, September 30, 1959

If the cause of death wasn't natural, then it goes to his office to find out why.

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Emanuel Bisby

Friday, February 27, 1959

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

Bisby, Permanent Representative from Cuba to the UN, answers questions from the foreign press about Cuba and Fidel Castro.

Panelists: David Horowitz of World Union Press, Rugiero Orlando ...

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Grover Whalen

Sunday, June 30, 1957

"Mr. New York," weighs-in on city traffic flow, among other things.

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Alexander Hamilton

Thursday, September 27, 1956

Alexander Hamilton speaks!

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Interview with Vengalil Krishnan Krishna Menon

Wednesday, March 21, 1956

Interview with Indian Cabinet Minister and Chairman of the Indian Delegation to the United Nations, Vengalil Krishnan (V. K.) Krishna Menon. The Interview is moderated by Col. Joseph M. Murphy of Columbia University and includes foreign press panelists from France, Germany, Japan, and England.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal ...

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Opening Concert from Town Hall

Friday, February 12, 1954

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Opening concert for the 15th Annual American Music Festival.

Seymour Siegel introduces the program by discussing WNYC's role in opening a "channel of communication in a democracy" and ...

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WNYC Book Festival - Quiz Show

Tuesday, April 14, 1953

WNYC kicks off a week's worth of programming for WNYC's first annual Festival of Books. They begin with this "Literary quiz" with Clifton Fadiman as moderator. Panelists include book reviewer for the New York Times Charles Poore, professor of philosophy at Columbia University and author Irwin Edmun, paired together as ...

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Opening Concert

Thursday, February 12, 1953

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14th Annual American Music Festival opening concert featuring:

Sonata for Piano and Percussion by Peggy Glanville-Hicks
Music for Woodwinds by Arthur Berger and Ivan Langstroth
Suite ...

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Air raid alert test drill

Wednesday, November 28, 1951

Duck and cover!

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Air raid test

Wednesday, November 14, 1951

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

Jerry White, at Segman headquarters (?) introduces Seymour Siegel, director of communications for the Municipal Broadcasting System and Civil Defense, who briefly interviews Commissioner Wallander, Commissioner Podwano (?) of the Department ...

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[2nd Annual American Art Festival]

Friday, October 12, 1951

The 2nd annual WNYC Art Festival is about to begin!

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