Edward L. Carter Jr. and Edward Matthews
Sunday, September 30, 1945
This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.
Host Bill Chase introduces the Triangle of Rhythm, performing "What is This Thing Called Love?"
Composer and pianist Melba Pope performs "Why Am I A Fool."
Edward L. Carter, Jr. field representative of the New York State Commission Against Discrimination. Carter is interviewed by Chase about the New York State Anti-Discrimination Act. Carter describes the process member of the community may go through if they feel that were unfairly discriminated against while seeking employment because of race, color, creed, or national origin. Mentioned in passing is the "Brooklyn borough gas case."
Bill Chase introduces "Porgy and Bess" baritone Edward Matthews, who sings "Invictus" by Bruno Huhn.
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 70213
Municipal archives id: LT168