Tuesday, October 23, 1956
This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.
Kathryn Hulme, Edward Everett Tanner III, and Arthur Holly Compton
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 71212
Municipal archives id: LT7427
Tuesday, April 17, 1956
Irita Van Doren introduces Dr. Charles Cameron (though she identifies him as George), noting that he is the his book is the first medical text to be included as a Books ...
Friday, March 30, 1956
Wednesday, February 22, 1956
Van Doren introduces Waugh, Evelyn's brother, who talks about his novel "Island in the Sun" and the West Indies. For more on Alec Waugh, visit http://www.wnyc.org/blogs/neh-preservation-project/2013/jan/11/alec-waugh/.
Van Doren ...
Tuesday, January 17, 1956
Van Doren introduces Whalen, who talks about his autobiography "Mr. New York."
For more on this segment please see: http://www.wnyc.org/blogs/neh-preservation-project/
Van Doren introduces Higgins, who talks about ...
Tuesday, November 22, 1955
Irita Van Doren opens the luncheon with a drawing for autographed books. She then introduces Chester Bowles, author of "The New Dimensions of Peace." He speaks about our relations with Asia ...
Tuesday, October 18, 1955
Van Doren introduces Wouk, who talks about his book "Marjorie Morningstar" and refutes the claim that he is a "conformer."
For more on Wouk and this broadcast please ...
Tuesday, April 19, 1955
Irita Van Doren introduces the first speaker, Quintin Reynolds, author of "Headquarters" a profile of the New York City Police Department. Reynolds discusses crime in New York. The book is a ...
Tuesday, March 15, 1955
Van Doren introduces Thompson, who talks about Churchill and his book "Assignment Churchill."
Van Doren introduces Ritchie, who talks about her childhood in Kentucky, music, and her book "Singing Family of ...
Tuesday, February 15, 1955
WNYC announcer introduces program.
Van Doren introduces Bishop, who talks about his book "The Day Lincoln was Shot" and the day Lincoln was shot.
Van Doren introduces Carmer, who ...
Wednesday, January 19, 1955
A WNYC announcer introduces program.
Host Irita Van Doren introduces Dr. George Kimble, who talks about his book "Our American Weather," first published in 1943. Kimble was a ...
Saturday, November 13, 1954
Tuesday, October 26, 1954
WNYC announcer introduces program.
Van Doren introduces Taylor, who talks about "Fifty Centuries of Art" and the Met Museum.
Van Doren introduces the Davises, who talk about "Doctor to the ...
Tuesday, March 16, 1954
5th of the season. WNYC announcer introduces program.
Van Doren introduces Highet, who talks about his book, "Man's Unconquerable Mind," and other broad aspects of history and American culture.
Thursday, January 21, 1954
Wednesday, October 07, 1953
Irita Van Doren introduces Luncheon speakers James Michener, Agnes E. Meyer and Will Durant.
James Michener discusses his novel, "The Bridges at Toko-Ri" and the relationship between the United States ...
Wednesday, April 29, 1953
Irita Van Doren hosts. Speakers include William White, Quentin Reynolds, and Tyrone Power.
William L. White discusses "Back Down the Ridge" and combat journalism. He speaks about some of the developments ...
Tuesday, March 10, 1953
Eleanor Ruggles discusses and reads from her biography of Edwin Booth, "Prince of Players."
Maurice Herzog author of "Annapurna" recounts his ascent of the Himalayan mountain and the challenges of ...
Wednesday, February 18, 1953
Van Doren introduces Thomas, who speaks about his most recent book about Lincoln, Reads some comments from readers and critics. Van Doren requests that Thomas tell a joke about Lincoln being ...
Thursday, November 27, 1952
WNYC announcer introduces the program to the radio audience.
Van Doren introduces Vining, who talks about her book, "Windows for a Crown Prince," about working with the future ...