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August 12, 1945

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Sunday, August 12, 1945

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

Description from the Municipal Archives card catalog:

Awaiting the official announcement of Japan's surrender. The Atomic bomb.
Editorial from the New York Times: "Thanks to Hitler."
Food situation. New order to freeze poultry in 12 new states for the army-release of about 70% live poultry before Jewish holidays in the Delaware district. Gambling. Photographers racket. Quarantine on dogs lifted in Richmond, Bronx, and Manhattan.

La Guardia mentions that Morris Novik, director of WNYC, will be traveling to Europe to represent WNYC.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 60000
Municipal archives id: LT2547

Contributors:

Fiorello H. La Guardia
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