This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.
Educational re-creation of the story of men exploring the area around the Hudson River in 1695 for the King of England.
Includes supplementary message from Percival Robert Moses, President of the Downtown Manhattan Association, now merged with the City Hall Park Association and the Greater New York Civic Center Association, originally founded by Mr. Moses. He expounds upon the topic of the show and the program funding (he says this is the fourth program in the series and that it will continue in to May of 1953).
Lloyd Moss - Narrator
Alan Feinstein - Ben Pitkin
Bill Myers - Mike Cullen
Jimmy Randolph - John Lamar
Alfred Israel - Tom McCullum
Marvin Laskowitz - Sound and Music
Helen Milstead - Production Assistant
Mort Koston - Engineering Technician
Kenneth H. Dunshee - Writer
L. Porter Moore - Series Consultant
Presented under the auspices of the Greater New York Civic Center Committee of the Downtown Manhattan Association, the Department of Commerce of the City of New York, and the New York Journal American, and is produced by the Municipal Broadcasting System. Heard three times weekly on the New York City Board of Education Station WNYE-FM. Rebroadcast in the City's classrooms.
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 8474
Municipal archives id: LT256