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Tommy Cowan

Tommy Cowan appears in the following:

President Eisenhower: Address to the American People on the National Security and Its Costs

Tuesday, May 19, 1953

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

Tommy Cowan interrupts programing to introduce President Eisenhower's Address To The Nation regarding taxes, the budget and national security.
President Eisenhower is speaking from the White House.


Eisenhower discusses ...

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Interfaith Ceremony

Wednesday, October 22, 1952

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John A. Ross, chairman of the Interfaith celebration, introduced Myra Manning to sing the Star Spangled Banner.

Rabbi Israel Goldstein gave the invocation.
Dr. Wendell C. Robert ...

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Cornerstone Laying of Beth Israel Hospital

Friday, June 06, 1952

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Tommy Cowan reports.
Samuel Hausman, executive vice president of the hospital presides.
Rabbi Israel Goldstein presents the invocation.


The building is named after Charles H. Silver, he gives ...

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Baby is 10 months old.

Saturday, October 20, 1951

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Tommy Cowan discusses a hypothetical 9-month baby named "Bobby" with Dr. Leona Baumgartner. Fluctuating levels and quality.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 73868
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Catholic Youth Organization Week Proclamation Ceremony

Monday, October 15, 1951

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Proclamation Ceremonies of the National CYO week throughout the US (Oct 21 - 28). It's the first CYO week; the goal is to bring to the attention of all of the ...

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Columbus Day Parade

Friday, October 12, 1951

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Reporters' coverage and speeches during Columbus Day Parade along 5th Ave. Several short speeches by local figures.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 68859
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Baby is 9 months old.

Saturday, September 15, 1951

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A charming discussion, peppered with advice, with Tommy Cowan about a hypothetical baby named "Bobby". Fluctuating level and quality.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: ...

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American Legion Parade

Saturday, August 11, 1951

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Tommy Cowan reports on the American Legion Parade. Talks about how lucky New Yorkers are to have strangers visit - it helps us to relive the experience of New York. Tommy ...

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Sugar Ray Robinson Tribute

Thursday, August 02, 1951

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Speeches and ceremony to greet Sugar Ray on his return from England, after losing his middleweight championship to Randy Turpin. Walter Winchell thanks Robinson for his contribution to cancer research funding ...

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Civil defense recruiting rally

Saturday, July 21, 1951

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Cowan introduces the program. Lucy Monroe sings the Star Spangled Banner. Cowan narrates as a banner is strung across Broadway (it doesn't seem to be going well).

Whalen introduces ...

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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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General MacArthur's Arrival at Idlewild

Saturday, April 21, 1951

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Tommy Cowan describes (in great detail)the arrival General MacArthur, his wife and son at Idlewild airport. Mayor Impelliterri and General MacArthur give short speeches.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal ...

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General MacArthur Reception at City Hall

Friday, April 20, 1951

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Reception for General of the Army Douglas MacArthur at City Hall.

Tommy Cowan provides detailed description of City Hall's preparation for General MacArthur, as well as a descriptions ...

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Transportation in Civil Defense

Tuesday, April 10, 1951

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Arthur W. Wallander, city director of civil defense, and Col. Sidney H. Bingham, chairman of the board of transportation of the City of New York.


The period immediately after an attack ...

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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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Francis Delafield Hospital Dedication

Wednesday, September 20, 1950

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Commissioner of Hospitals Kogal (?) introduces Reverend James A. Pike, who delivers the invocation, then delivers a speech about the severity of cancer. W.E.S. Griswold, Sr., Vice President of the Board ...

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Special Events Coverage : Dedication Excercises of First Two-Way City-Wide Police Communications Service

Wednesday, September 20, 1950

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Roll call of remote police locations around the five boroughs.


Extracted from larger compilation of Special Events coverage dated 1950-09-20.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


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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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Reception at City Hall for Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery

Monday, November 28, 1949

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Mayor William O'Dwyer welcomes British Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein.

WNYC Chief Announcer Tommy Cowan describes the scene.

Montgomery discusses ...

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City Hall Luncheon for the Shah of Iran

Monday, November 21, 1949

Dining with a dictator.

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