W. Averell Harriman

W. Averell Harriman appears in the following:

Averell Harriman

Wednesday, September 29, 1965

Former U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union on relations with that superpower.

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Churchill Pavillion

Thursday, April 29, 1965

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Introduction at World's Fair by Robert Moses; Tribute to Winston Churchill
by Mr. Joyce Hall of Hallmark (sponsor of pavilion). The tribute features many of Churchill's paintings. Message from successor of ...

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Averell W. Harriman press dinner

Wednesday, August 07, 1963

Nuclear test-ban treaty and the Soviets are on the agenda.

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Rosten, Bowen, Harriman

Monday, November 30, 1959

In this Books and Authors Luncheon, hosted by Maurice Dolbier, humorist Leo Rosten speaks on comedy and free societies, biographer Catherine D. Bowen discusses her research problems, and former governor and foreign policy buff Averell Harriman speaks on his time in the Soviet Union, his assessment of their leaders, and ...

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Averell W. Harriman

Sunday, August 09, 1959

Former Governor of New York Averell W. Harriman is the guest, Discusses domestic politics and the US relationship with Russia.

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Palisades Parkway Dedication

Saturday, June 22, 1957

Palisades Palisades Interstate Park Commission President George Perkins emcees the opening of a section of Palisades Parkway straddling the New York/New Jersey border. speakers will include former New Jersey Governor Alfred current New Jersey Governor Robert Meyner, New York Governor Averell Harriman, and Robert Moses.


Audio courtesy of the NYC ...

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[Opening ceremonies for exhibit] New York City school builders, 1809-1956.

Wednesday, October 03, 1956


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 74027
Municipal archives id: LT7320

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Opening Ceremonies of the New York Coliseum

Saturday, April 28, 1956

The opening of the New York Coliseum. Master of Ceremonies. Robert Moses, Chairman of the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority. Speakers include: Gov. Averell. Harriman; Mayor Robert F. Wagner: Post Master General Arthur E. Summerfield; and Frank J Meistrell, Deputy Administrator of the US Housing and Home Finance Agency.

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Interview with Governor and Mrs. Averell Harriman.

Friday, March 23, 1956

Governor and Mrs. Averell Harriman answer questions at the 1956 Democratic National Convention shortly after Governor Harriman's nomination.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150223
Municipal archives id: LT7336

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College of the City of New York Commencement

Thursday, June 16, 1955

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Opening seven minutes music.

Invocation by William Turner Levy.

Dr. Joseph B. Cavallaro, chairman of the Board of Education introduces the commencement speaker, New York ...

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Columbus Day Dinner from Waldorf Astoria

Wednesday, October 18, 1950

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Manetti begins the evening by discussing scholarships and reading telegrams (from Truman, Dewey, the US ambassador to Italy). Foley gives Pope a Distinguished Service Certificate in honor of his late father, ...

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