Jacob Javits

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Senator Jacob Javits of New York in the 1950s.

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

Marvin Sleeper hosts.

Attorney General Javits answers questions.

Panelists: Larry Barrett, Bob Feinberg, Martin Birmingham, and Ray Shroate.


Critique of the Harriman administration thus far. He would direct the attention of the government towards health care and higher education if he were governor. More responsibility for the health of people on public welfare. Comic books and pornography. A weekly conference with the governor. Suing a judge in Saratoga County. Regulation of food. Defense pact with Israel. What can the Republican Party do to regain power? Voting machines should be obligatory.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

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Municipal archives id: LT6653