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Thomas E. Dewey

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Twenty-Four Years Later: Celebrating the 88th Anniversary of WNYC

Sunday, July 08, 2012

On Sunday, July 8, 2012, WNYC will mark 88 years on the air. Originally established as New York City's municipal radio station, WNYC has since become the flagship station for the country's public radio networks. In 1948, station founder Grover A. Whalen spoke briefly about what he believed to be WNYC's primary role in the lives of New York's residents.

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New York Youth Board : Governor Dewey

Thursday, December 25, 1952

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Recording begins with Dewey's speech (no intro), which touches on working with youth, curbing juvenile delinquency, and the State Youth Program. "In this industrial society of ours, we have followed our ...

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American Federation of Labor [Day 1]

Wednesday, September 17, 1952

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Opening session of the 71st annual convention of the American Federation of Labor.


Cardinal Spellman delivers the invocation.

Martin Lacey, teamster leader, welcomes ...

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Golden Medal Award Ceremony for Governor Thomas E. Dewey

Saturday, May 24, 1952

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Speeches celebrating Governor Dewey's work in "underprivileged and typifying the American way of life." Specific programs mentioned include: New York State Youth Board, New York State Commission Against Discrimination (which work ...

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"What would you do if an atomic bomb fell?"

Wednesday, October 03, 1951

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37th in series.


Host Bill Leonard introduces this episode.


Reporter Lockwood Doty plays 'man on the street' interviews answering the question ""What would you do if an atomic bomb fell?"

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Talk by Thomas E. Dewey

Wednesday, June 20, 1951

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The 22nd program of the series. Governor Dewey tells the audience to take responsibility for saving their lives if a nuclear attack were to occur. If we are prepared, it is ...

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American Federation of Labor Annual Meeting

Thursday, August 03, 1950

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Speeches at the 87th annual meeting. Martin Lacey introduces Mayor O'Dwyer, who gives an impassioned talk about the importance of labor to democracy.

Tom Murray, New York State ...

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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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Dedication of Idlewild Airport : New York City's Golden Jubilee

Saturday, July 31, 1948

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Speeches in honor of the opening of Idlewild Airport and the Golden Anniversary of New York City.

John Melton of the Metropolitan Opera sings the Lord's Prayer.

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Reception for General Wainwright

Thursday, September 13, 1945

A hero returns.

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Importance of Jury System : Dewey

Wednesday, April 20, 1938

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District Attorney Thomas E. Dewey discusses the importance of the jury system in trial cases. Emphasis is placed on the then-new inclusion of women on juries.

Part of ...

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Inner Circle Club : "A Streetcar Framed O'Dwyer" (50th jubilee show).

Monday, January 01, 1900

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The Inner Circle presents its annual lampooning of political figures large and small, with "malice towards ...

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