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Eisenhower Waldorf Astoria Reception

Tuesday, June 19, 1945

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Irving Lehman, Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals of New York presents a speech to honor General Dwight D. Eisenhower upon the end of the conflict in Germany and his visit to New York City at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel ballroom. General Eisenhower also speaks, expressing his gratitude and awe for the reception he had received during his trip through the city that day. He speaks of New York's contribution to the war effort, both in the numbers of 'sons of New York' who have served and the domestic production efforts.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 68835

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Dwight D. Eisenhower, Fiorello H. La Guardia and Irving Lehman

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