January 7, 1945

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

VVL Call No.: DB4233. Alternate VVL Number: 01-0937-041

1. Atlantic Charter
2. Food Shortages
3. Gambling

Fiorello La Guardia talks to the people. He speaks about FDR's annual address to Congress; meat availability; chowder party at City Fish Market; forced tie-in sales on vegetables; newspaper and magazine recipes; inspection of food facilities by Dept. of Markets; lauds landlords for not trying to raise rent ceilings; fires caused by Christmas trees; attacks operation of Vitamin Corp. of America; Western Union agreement not to transmit betting orders; questions integrity of race tracks; attacks betting as denying food to children; reads letter from irate listener attacking his stand on betting; attacks "purveyors of sin"; warns of lethal liquor in New York City; gives recipe for lethal liquor.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 54751
Municipal archives id: LT4079