Jewish War Veterans Memorial Service
Sunday, May 18, 1947
This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.
Edited compilation of speeches given at event, "Dedicated to Brotherhood."
Mayor O'Dwyer addresses the audience. Encourages people to keep the memory of those who died in their memories and souls so they can say "that beauty for which you paid the full sacrifice ... is something that we will protect."
The audience is told not to applaud in the temple.
A second, unnamed speaker (Lt. Col. Richmond?) also speaks on Veterans and fighting "the battle of peace." "Suspicion, fear and distrust have already arisen."
Owen Brewster is introduced and speaks on peace.
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 69606
Municipal archives id: LT518