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From the collection of the City College Civilian Defense Council Lectures, 1942. Council Lectures, recorded in cooperation with WNYC in 1942, these recordings feature lectures given by City College of the City University of New York staff on post-war topics of science and war.

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Joseph Wisan - "Civilian defense training courses".

Friday, February 13, 1942

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Professor Joseph Wisan speaks on the war education efforts undertaken by City College.


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WNYC archives id: 73846

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Jan Masaryk - Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Czechoslovak Republic : "The influence of American democracy in Europe".

Friday, February 13, 1942

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7th in the series. Jan Masaryk speaks about the influence exerted by the United States in his own life, as well as the model it represented to many Europeans. Hosted by ...

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Bernhard Ostrolenk

Thursday, February 12, 1942

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Described as the third in a series presented by City College on the general subject "The Democracies will Win." Today's speech is titled "The Tools of Victory: Man power and machine ...

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Benjamin Harrow

Saturday, January 31, 1942

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WNYC announcer introduces program, which he calls the first in the series, and Harrow, a professor of Chemistry at City College, who talks about synthetic vitamins.

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D. Sharp

Thursday, January 29, 1942

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An unidentified speaker (label indicates the name is D. Sharp) delivers an update on the war effort and makes general claims about patriotism and the role of citizens in the war. ...

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Richard B. Morris

Saturday, January 24, 1942

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Dr. Richard B. Morris speaks on science and the war, and civilian defense. He notes the Nazi attack on the civilians of Rotterdam as an example of the need for civil ...

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Harry N. Wright

Thursday, January 22, 1942

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Harry N. Wright discusses the contributions the City College is making in the war effort. In addition to educating students, they are also providing specialized training for defense activities. He speaks ...

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[Wartime news report]

Monday, January 01, 1940

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Brief news report.

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[CUNY test disc]

Monday, January 01, 1900

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10" disc from CUNY that likely ...

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