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Vincent R. Impellitteri

Vincent R. Impellitteri appears in the following:

Port of Friendship: World Trade Week Opening Ceremonies

Wednesday, May 20, 1953

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

In tribute to world trade, Mayor Impelliteri designated the entire week in celebration of the achievements of friendship, understanding, and service, gained through interchange of the commodities by which nations live ...

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"Negro History and Brotherhood Week"

Monday, February 16, 1953

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Begins with Monica Mayes singing "Star-Spangled Banner," which was not recorded. Commissioner of Welfare, Henry McCarthy, introduces Negro History and discusses the 1935 Federal Social Security Act, which wiped out many ...

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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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March of Dimes Program, City Hall

Tuesday, January 06, 1953

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Speeches and performances for the rally of the opening of the 1953 March of Dimes campaign on the steps of City Hall. See 69476 for 1952 program.

Master ...

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Air Raid Alert Drill

Saturday, December 13, 1952

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WNYC announcer says this is an official air raid drill, take shelter, leave your loud speakers on. Air raid siren sounds. Mayor Impellitteri addresses the listeners. He tells them this is ...

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Proclamation of Civil Defense Week

Tuesday, December 09, 1952

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Mayor Impellitteri thanks the Federal Civil Defense Council for funds provided to the city in order to acquire new fire fighting equipment. He encourages citizens to volunteer for civil defense training ...

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Eternal Light Ceremony [Armistice Day 1952]

Tuesday, November 11, 1952

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34th Anniversary of the signing of the Armistice.
Robert F. Wagner, Borough President of Manhattan speaks.
Dolores Micheline sings the Star Spangled Banner
Mayor Impellitteri speaks.
Music ...

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Harlem Welfare Center Dedication

Tuesday, November 04, 1952

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Recording of speeches and performances at dedication of Harlem Welfare Center. Includes discussions of public's response to welfare programs.

[Poor quality original.]


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal ...

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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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American Chemical Society Honors WNYC

Friday, October 03, 1952

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Dr. Edgar C. Britton, president of the American Chemical Society honors WNYC for the show "Headlines in Chemistry." He presents a plaque to WNYC on the 5th anniversary of "Headlines in ...

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Groundbreaking of the Third Tube of the Lincoln Tunnel

Thursday, September 25, 1952

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Groundbreaking ceremonies for the third tube of the Lincoln Tunnel, connecting New York and New Jersey.

Mayor Impellitteri talks about how the construction of the tunnel will help ...

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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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Hunts Point Sewage Plant Dedication Ceremonies

Wednesday, June 25, 1952

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Mayor Vincent Impellitteri, Jim Lyons and other city officials speak in honor of the opening of the Hunts Point Sewage Plant. Impellitteri recalls the Owls Head Project in Bay Ridge, and ...

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Marian Anderson and Mischa Elman

Tuesday, June 24, 1952

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Opening concert of the season of stadium concerts at Lewisohn Stadium, Dimitri Mitropoulos conducting the Stadium Symphony Orchestra. Mischa Elman guest violinist. Marian Anderson, soloist.

Throughout the program ...

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President Anastasio Somoza City Hall Reception

Friday, June 20, 1952

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Mayor Impellitteri welcomes President of Nicaragua, Anastasio Somoza during his visit to the United States. Both Mayor Impellitteri and President Somoza give speeches emphasizing the friendship between Nicaragua and the United ...

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City Hall Reception for Mayor Petucio of Genoa, Italy

Friday, June 20, 1952

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Mayor Impellitteri welcomes Mayor Petucio of Genoa Italy during his visit to the United States. Speeches by both.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 68695

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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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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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"Alert America" Exhibit Opening Ceremony

Wednesday, May 14, 1952

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Opens abruptly with end of song. Grover Whalen opens the event with a short speech about the Democratic way of life, the threat of communism and the "Alert America" Exhibit. He ...

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"Alert America" Civil Defense Convoy

Monday, May 12, 1952

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Opens with reporter describing the event at City Hall - an official ceremony to greet the "Alert America" GI convoy drivers.


Grover Whalen, Coordinator of Recruiting and Public Information for ...

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