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Fur Industry War Bond Rally

Tuesday, April 13, 1943

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

Milton Berle is MC for a little more than half of the program. Recorded at the corner of 29th and 7th Avenue. Sponsored by the War Emergency Board of the Fur Industry. Speakers: Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia; George I. Fox, Chairman of the War Bond Committee of the War Emergency Board of the Fur Industry; Lou White, Chairman of the War Emergency Board of the Fur Industry. Jean Merrill, Metropolitan Opera star sings Star Spangled Banner and the Army Air Corps Song; President of Furriers Union, Ben Gold speaks last. Good anti-Nazi and anti-fascist speeches.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 8290

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Milton Berle, Henry Engle, George I. Fox, Ben Gold, Fiorello H. La Guardia and Gene Merrill

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