Jacques Barzun, Richard Lockridge, and Heinrich Harrer

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Thursday, June 24, 1954

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Irita Van Doren introduces Barzun, who talks about his book "God's Country and Mine."

Irita Van Doren introduces mystery writer Richard Lockridge, who talks about the books he has written with his wife, Frances, about the Norths. He also tells stories about his wife and how they began writing mystery novels together.

Irita Van Doren introduces Heinrich Harrer, the Austrian mountaineer who wrote "Seven Years in Tibet," who talks about a trip to Tibet. How the Tibetans marry, how the Dalai Lama is chosen. [Harrer was a member of the Nazi Party!]

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 71168
Municipal archives id: LT2985

Hosted by:

Irita Taylor Van Doren


Jacques Barzun, Heinrich Harrer and Richard Lockridge

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Hi Leo,

We're so glad you're interested in the audio! It's coming soon; we're just waiting on a few more magic tricks from our Digital team.

Aug. 08 2012 04:45 PM
Leo Wong from Albany NY

How may these episodes be heard, or if transcribed, read?

Aug. 05 2012 05:23 PM

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