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Directed by archivist Andy Lanset, the department provides a central repository for thousands of audio recordings, photographs, memorabilia, reports, news items, program guides, institutional records, and promotional materials.

Among its holdings are more than 50,000 recordings in a variety of formats, from early lacquer and acetate discs, to reel-to-reel tapes, to digital audio tapes and compact discs.

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A Rare WPA-Era WNYC Poster!

Friday, November 19, 2010

Innovative Graphic Circa 1940

 

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Eisenhower Salutes!

Friday, November 19, 2010

WNYC's block-by-block coverage of General Eisenhower's triumphant return to the US in 1945.

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Once Upon a Time Press Badges Were Buttons

Friday, November 12, 2010

Credentials in a Simpler Time

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The Whimsy of Artist Leo Garel Fills the WNYC Masterwork Bulletin.

Friday, November 05, 2010

Check Out the Slide Show!

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Ed Koch's Press Conference, on His 65th Birthday

Tuesday, December 12, 1989

WNYC

Presentation of a new report on how science and technology can help city operations. The mayor condemns Britain's shipping of Vietnam refugees back to Vietnam. He comments on aging (he turns 65 but he feels young, which he attributes to loving his job), and lists his plans for birthday and ...

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Ed Koch's Cold Remedy

Thursday, January 29, 1987

Mayor Koch's "much better than doctors" recipe for a surefire cold remedy, the infamous Guggle Muggle. Delicious, "medically superb" and with a mysterious origin, it was passed on from mother to mother through generations untold. Don't forget the right dosage --if you can handle it.

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Judith Jamison

Saturday, May 30, 1981

Lloyd Moss interviews dancer, choreographer and singer Judith Jamison about her life and career. Ms. Jamison discusses the musical selections of her choosing.

Futurism: A Modern Focus

Thursday, November 29, 1973

WNYC

Marianne Martin, author of Futurist Art and Theory, and Linda Shearer, curator of the new Guggenheim exhibit, speak with host Mimi Poser about the exhibit and the Winston/Malbin collection on which it is based, considered "one of the finest collections of Futurism extant."

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Richard Nixon: "I am not a crook"

Saturday, November 17, 1973

President Nixon during a news conference on allegations of wrongdoing.

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Will Barnet

Tuesday, November 14, 1972

Host Ruth Bowman interviews artist Will Barnet. 

Abraham Lincoln's Contact with the Doctors

Thursday, May 07, 1959

WNYC
A fractured skull from a mare's kick, and other medical issues of the president.

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Paths and Roadblocks between the Natural and the Social Sciences

Monday, February 09, 1959

WNYC
How do we apply numbers to qualitative questions?

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Public Health in the Contexts of its Social, Biological and Medical Origins / Physiological and Ecological Aspects of Public Health

Tuesday, February 03, 1959

WNYC
Noah Webster, Benjamin Franklin, and the doubling of life expectancy.

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Methods of approach to the problems of behavior

Wednesday, November 12, 1958

WNYC
How do we study animal psychology?

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The Organization of the Pasteur Institute

Thursday, December 05, 1957

WNYC
The inner workings of the famous public-health institution in Paris, described in a charming French accent.

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Symposium on Communist Brainwashing

Thursday, November 07, 1957

WNYC
An all-star panel answers the question: Can the Soviets really turn us into automatons?

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Hypnotism—Fact and Fancy

Thursday, October 03, 1957

WNYC
Mesmerism as a practical tool in medicine.

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The Epidemiology of Heart Disease [Hermann M. Biggs Memorial Lecture]

Thursday, August 08, 1957

WNYC
Protecting the youth of tomorrow against the heart diseases of today.

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Galenicals and Galenism in the History of Medicine / The Continued Prevalence of the Conception of Macrocosm and Microcosm in the Seventeenth Century

Thursday, April 25, 1957

WNYC
From rotting wood to the modern antibiotic.

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Acculturation in Relation to the Concepts of Health and Disease

Thursday, March 14, 1957

WNYC
How can the new anthropology help medical science?

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