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[Printing week] commemoration ceremonies [of 257th anniversary of Benjamin Franklin's birth].

Sunday, February 10, 1963

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Contents: Dramatization of Benjamin
Franklin's life by outstanding leaders
in the fields of industry, labor, education
and civic organizations.

During Printing Education Week
...

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Fund for the Republic Morning Session 1/22/1963

Tuesday, January 22, 1963

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10th annual convocation of the Fund for the Republic Morning.


The sessions theme is the "Concentration of private power" and how these powers effect the economy and the society.

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Fund for the Republic Luncheon

Monday, January 21, 1963

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Program opens with introduction of the head table by Robert M. Hutchins: Harry S. Ashmore, editor of the Encyclopedia Britanica and Director of the Fund for the Republic, Major Jubilar Parton ...

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Fund for the Republic Morning Session

Monday, January 21, 1963

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Speeches are made on the subject of technology by Lewis Mumford and Gerald Piel, editor of the Scientific American. The speeches are criticized by Admiral Rickover, Harrison Brown of the California ...

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Reminiscences of Eleanor Roosevelt by 8 Friends

Saturday, November 10, 1962

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Moderator Lee Graham hosts Rose Schneiderman, Fannie Hurst, Mrs. D. Grayvitch, Eleanor Clark French, Eileen Harity, Anna Cross, Frances Perkins, and Irene Wicker as they speak about their friend Eleanor Roosevelt, ...

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Leopold Stokowski Interview

Friday, October 12, 1962

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WNYC station director Seymour Siegel interviews Leopold Stokowski about the New York's new symphony orchestra, the American Symphony Orchestra. It which will be formed of 1/3 new, young talent, and 2/3 ...

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Musical Comedy

Sunday, September 30, 1962

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Arthur Schwartz, composer, speaks on the rise and influence of musical comedy.

First session of the ASCAP seminar on the musical theater.

Schwartz begins by ...

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Dedication ceremony for Delacorte Theater in Central Park

Monday, June 18, 1962

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Morris Newbold introduces Joe Papp.

Joe Papp speaks about the long road to the realization of the Delacorte Theater. He speaks about how the theater's foundation is a ...

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Penn Station South Dedication of Housing Development

Saturday, May 19, 1962

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Penn. Station South Dedication of Housing Development.

Speakers:
David Dubinsky, President International Ladies' Garment Workers (ILGW);
Abraham Kazan, Pres. of United Housing foundation;
Robert Moses, ...

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City Hall Swearing in Ceremonies

Monday, January 01, 1962

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New Year's Day swearing in ceremony at City Hall. Begins with William Schuman speaking about the need for art in America and in New York City in particular. He calls government ...

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Mayor Wagner : Oath of office ceremony

Sunday, December 31, 1961

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New Year's Eve swearing in ceremonies at Gracie Mansion. Mayor Wagner is sworn in for his third term as mayor as New York's 102nd mayor at Gracie Mansion.


Also sworn ...

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Mayor Wagner acceptance speech

Thursday, August 10, 1961

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Mayor Wagner makes a joke about being suspicious because he is half Irish. The venue for this event is unclear.


Wagner states that his opposition has conceded the election. He ...

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Mayor Wagner on Graft

Saturday, January 07, 1961

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Series of three radio spots featuring Mayor Wagner. He asks the public to not contribute to corruption by tipping or bribing city employees. He also asks the public to write in ...

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National Conference of Christians and Jews : "To bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance"

Tuesday, October 25, 1960

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Theme of Conference: "To bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance,"
170th Anniversary of George Washington's letter to the Hebrew Congregation of Newport, Rhode Island where he wrote the phrase ...

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Bill of Rights Day Ceremonies

Monday, September 26, 1960

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Bill of Rights Day ceremony at the Wall Street post of the American Legion.

Opens with announcer followed by the singing of the National Anthem.

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Citizens Housing and Planning Commission Luncheon

Sunday, August 28, 1960

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Master of Ceremonies Bill Leonard is introduced. He mentions his show, "Eye on New York" and goes on to talk about the problems facing New York and the efforts being made ...

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Juvenile Delinquency Spots

Tuesday, August 16, 1960

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Series of ten radio spots by Mayor Wagner warning against juvenile delinquency. Wagner reminds parents of their duties, importance of spending time with children, knowing where they are at all times ...

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Squirrel Nutkin

Friday, January 01, 1960

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Starts abruptly.

Vivian ...

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City Record: Dr. Milton Helpern

Wednesday, September 30, 1959

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"A program designed to acquaint New Yorkers with the workings of City government."

Seymour N. Siegel, Director of Radio Communications for the City of New York, interviews Dr. ...

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Is There a Beat Generation?

Tuesday, January 20, 1959

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Second in a lecture series presented by the Brandeis University Club of New York. Joseph Kaufman, Dean of Students at Brandeis University is moderator. Speakers include Jack Kerouac, Kingsley Amis, James ...

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