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Election Day Returns : [Roosevelt's Victory over Wendell Willkie for President]

Tuesday, November 05, 1940

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

Seymour Siegel explains how the night's coverage will go. Joe Fishler, at the Police Headquarters, comments further on anonymous voting and the setup at Police Headquarters. Hotel Biltmore, headquarters of Democratic Party, an explanation of the setup. Hotel Commodore, the Willkie headquarters. Detailed explanation of the votes needed from each state to win the election.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 69831
Municipal archives id: LT902

Contributors:

Joe Fishler and Seymour N. Siegel

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