February 4, 1945

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

Fiorello La Guardia talks to the people. He talks about battlefront conditions in relation to sacrifices at home; defeat of Germany; current freight embargo and its effect on coal and food; meatless Tuesdays and Fridays; attacks New York Times article on food usage; cooperation of hostels and restaurants; meat consumption; fat conservation; price ceiling, tie-in sales; children's clothes; attacks gamblers on bribing of Brooklyn College basketball team; attacks newspapers for gambling coverage, race report communications; Bingo games and churches.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 53764
Municipal archives id: LT4083