Averell W. Harriman

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William Averell Harriman, US Ambassador to the Soviet Union 1943-1946

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

Jay Nelson Tuck moderates.

Former Governor of New York Averell W. Harriman is the guest, Discusses domestic politics and the US relationship with Russia.

Panelists include Lillian Affan, Jack Parker, Stan Siegel, and Raymond M. Tierney Jr.

Questions covered Nixon's visit to Russia and President Khrushchev's reaction to the "Captured Nations Week." He also discusses President Eisenhower's upcoming visit to Russia, and his objective of peace. He is also questioned about the following year's presidential election - he predicts the Republican party will recommend Richard Nixon, but does not specify one particular Democrat. He does not commit to a position yet.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 72069
Municipal archives id: LT8656