10:00 - Interview - Peter [Ten Eyck].

Thursday, December 10, 1931

Note: Originally listed as Peter Teneyck.

Lifesavers success reporter interview with Congressman Peter (Gansevoort) Ten Eyck about development of Albany, NY, as a leading seaport. ‘The conversion of the shallow, rocky Hudson River into a channel deep enough for ocean steamers is a story not only of engineering and high finance, but of the patience and… courage of one man, Peter (Gansevoort) Ten Eyck.” Ten Eyck was a US Representative.

WNYC archives id: 73711


Peter G. Ten Eyck


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Programs ranging from the 1930s to the 1970s covering a variety of cultural and political topics.

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