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Irita Van Doren introduces Don Whitehead, author of "The FBI Story." He speaks of the transition from journalist to author. He discusses the history of the FBI, the role of evidence and proof of guilt or innocence.
Next Van Doren introduces Henriette Rosenberg, a Nazi resistance fighter who formed part of the Dutch underground and was eventually captured tells her story in "The Walls Came Tumbling Down."
Finally, S.J. Perelman, a satirist and prolific writer, speaks. A transcript of his talk follows.
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 5731