August 26, 1945

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

From card catalog: Need to resume hard work for reconversion. NYC's post-war program of construction and improvement. The garment industry. Food situation and continuation of meatless Tuesdays and Fridays. Tipping racket (grocers and their helpers). Potatoes, meat, butter. Discontinuance of paper collection. Closing of the city fuel administration. Advice to veterans to have discharge recorded in office of county clerk so there will be a permanent record. Gambling. Fire losses. Announcement of the annual Sanitation Department vs Police Department ball game. Announcement of NYC's pending reception for General De Gaulle. "The True Glory" (movie).

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 71043
Municipal archives id: LT2552