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Seymour N. Siegel

Seymour N. Siegel appears in the following:

Seymour Siegel Swearing In

Tuesday, January 25, 1966

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

From card catalog: Swearing in of Seymour N. Siegel, director of WNYC, comments on WNYC, Mike Quill, etc.

Siegel and Lindsay perform the swearing in. Each thanks the ...

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17th Congressional District Candidates

Sunday, October 18, 1964

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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

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From card catalog: Seymour Siegel interviews John V. Lindsay, Congressman, 17th district, discussing Civil Rights bill before Congress.


Siegel asks Lindsay what he thinks will happen with the bill: it will ...

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Elinor Guggenheimer

Sunday, November 03, 1963

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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

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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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Emanuel Bisby

Friday, February 27, 1959

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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

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Seymour N. Siegel hosts.


Grover Whalen, "Mr. New York" answers questions.


Panelists include Paulette Barrett, Jim Farrell, and Reardon Roate.


Television moving to Los Angeles.


Transportation problems - Whalen ...

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Peabody Awards Seventeenth Annual Award Presentation at Hotel Roosevelt.

Tuesday, April 16, 1957

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

WNYC receives two citations (for the Little Orchestra Society concerts and for Books in Profile) during the presentation of the 1956 Peabody Awards at the Hotel Roosevelt in New York City. ...

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Alexander Hamilton

Thursday, September 27, 1956

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Hamilton, a descendent of the Founding Father and Secretary Treasurer of the American Museum of Immigration, answers questions from the foreign press about the Museum's celebration of the 70th Anniversary of ...

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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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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

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Opens with beeping, followed by siren. Announcer states that this is an official New York City air raid alert drill. He instructs all to take shelter without delay.


Siren continues. ...

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Air raid test

Wednesday, November 14, 1951

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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

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Seymour Siegel announcing upcoming tribute to the WNYC 2nd Annual American Art Festival. States that the purpose is to promote discrimination in our taste and appreciation of the masterpieces of art. ...

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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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Opening Concert from Town Hall

Monday, February 12, 1951

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Seymour Siegel welcomes the audience to the opening day of the American Music Festival at Town Hall. He notes that WNYC stresses the importance of fine music to the radio listener. ...

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functions of communications system in civil defense

Tuesday, December 12, 1950

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Seymour N. Siegel, Director of Communication for Civil Defense, City of New York. Siegel is interviewed about the role of broadcasters in keeping emergency responders and the public about an attack. ...

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This is My Block: New York City 1950

Wednesday, September 13, 1950

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Docudrama explaining the scale of the work of the Department of Sanitation, including trash collection, alternate side parking, and litter baskets. A father goes to speak with the Sanitation Commissioner to ...

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The status of the City's communication facilities

Monday, August 21, 1950

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Second in series Report on Civil Defense.


Commissioner Arthur W. Wallander discusses issues of communication in the civil defense with Director of Civil Defense Communication and WNYC director Seymour N. ...

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Election Day Returns : [Herbert Lehman's victory over John Foster Dulles for Senator; O'Dwyer is Reelected Mayor over Newbold Morris]

Tuesday, November 08, 1949

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Seymour Siegel introduces the coverage by announcing the closing of the polls (7pm) and doing a roll call of remote locations: John Savage at Police Headquarters; Ed Jones at the Post ...

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