Gilbert Highet, Arthur C. Clarke, and Elmer Davis

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

5th of the season. WNYC announcer introduces program.


Van Doren introduces Highet, who talks about his book, "Man's Unconquerable Mind," and other broad aspects of history and American culture.


Van Doren introduces Clarke, who talks about his book "Prelude to Space" and America's interest in space travel, the space race.


Van Doren introduces Davis, who talks about both previous speakers.


WNYC announcer closes the program.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 71199
Municipal archives id: LT7298