December 9, 1945

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Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia speaking over WNYC, March 23, 1940.

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

From card catalog: Democracy and peace. Christmas gifts. UN and its selection of a capitol. Food situation and the butter shortage. Housing and construction. Labor situation. Reconversion of three family houses. NYC's post war program. Replacements of Harlem and Bellevue hospitals. NYU Medical Center. 35 new playgrounds. Shipments to Czechoslovakia. Best method of shipping packages abroad is back to soldiers. Request listeners to keep all letters on policy-making until new mayor takes office. The City Center. The Mayor concludes with musical selections and fondly remembers the late Jerome Kern who passed away last month. (25:50)

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 71085
Municipal archives id: LT2572