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Saturday, January 01, 1944

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Closing portion of La Guardia's "Talk ...

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December 12, 1943

Sunday, December 12, 1943

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Coal shortages. Influenza situation. Food subsides, rationing and prices. Adjustments in salaries of city employees. Relief programs. Opening of NY City Center, with Gertrude Lawrence in play "Susan and God". PAL ...

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August 29, 1943

Sunday, August 29, 1943

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Fiorello La Guardia talks to the people. The first minute of the recording is missing on the master disc. La Guardia speaks about the reasons for the meat shortage, a warning ...

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July 11, 1943

Sunday, July 11, 1943

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Defenses of the Northwest Coast of North America, meat situation in NYC.

Broadcast from Canada.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 71145

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July 4, 1943

Sunday, July 04, 1943

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4th of July. Pledge of Unity. Food distribution. "Boarding parents" who take in homeless children.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 53408
Municipal archives id: ...

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March 28, 1943

Sunday, March 28, 1943

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Mock attack on New York City and a mock hearing in Albany in one day. Seems like Democrats and Republicans were quarreling. Personally I don't think there's a fight at all. ...

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March 21, 1943

Sunday, March 21, 1943

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Blackmarketing. Ceiling prices on meats. Retail taxes.

Hand-written note: Library has sides 1 and 3 only.



Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC ...

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January 31, 1943

Sunday, January 31, 1943

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Civil defense, blackout drill instructions, meat supply and marketing in NYC regulations, etc., enlistment in the Waves and Spars, Infantile Paralysis Fund.

Begins with a different version of ...

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January 24, 1943

Sunday, January 24, 1943

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Mayor La Guardia begins with the usual “Patience and Fortitude!”

He provides WNYC listeners with the latest war news including the taking of Tripoli and the end of ...

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September 20, 1942

Sunday, September 20, 1942

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Civil Defense Equipment Demonstrations; Fuel Oil Situation in N.Y. Food Prices; Collecting Metal Scrap.

The theme song of this episode performed by the New York City Police Department ...

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May 17, 1942

Sunday, May 17, 1942

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From Municipal Archives catalog: Dimming of NYC lights, police raids on pin ball machines, helmets for police and air raid wardens.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


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April 19, 1942

Sunday, April 19, 1942

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Civil defense; I Am An American Day parade (New York at War); aluminum plant in New York; trade registration.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: ...

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March 15, 1942

Sunday, March 15, 1942

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War news, report on electric and illuminated signs in regard to blackout, speed laws, commendation of Dr. Rappleye, tin can drive.



WNYC archives id: 52909
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February 8, 1942

Sunday, February 08, 1942

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Civilian Defense preparations; Formation of NYC guard patrol. Final C.D. announcement repeated in Italian, German.

Announcements: Police Commissioner Valentine's Messenger Corps in the Air Raid Warden service. Boys ...

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