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Educational re-enactment of an attack of British ships by French ships in September, 1705.
Historical New York Times lists broadcast as Thursday, 10/30/1952, at 6:30pm.
A supplemental note by John Zellers, past President of the New York Board of Trade, about the commercial history of the Port of New York.
Lloyd Moss - Narrator
Alan Jay - Peter Van Dyke and Sheriff Wilson
Mark Gordon - the Governor and the Captain
Alfred Israel - Amos Dixon
Marvin Laskowitz - Sound and Music
Helen Milstead - Production Assistant
Mort Koston - Engineering Technician
Kenneth H. Dunshee - Writer
L. Porter Moore - Series Consultant
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Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 68887
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