April 29, 1945

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

The war in Europe. Appeal to the people to disregard victory rumors. Appeal to guard against premature rowdy V-D celebrations. O.P.A. hearings in which LaGuardia testified. Meat shortages & high prices. O.P.A. mistakes and recommendations. Insurance of licenses to slaughter houses. Continuance of meatless Tuesday & Friday. Clothing drive appeal. Circular from the County Lawyers' Association Legal Aid Society. Loan sharks. Critical shortage of freight cars.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

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