July 15, 1945

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

Implications of Bastille Day; salute to France; compares New York and Paris; Potsdam Conference; political tyranny; Yugoslavia and Tito will solve Balkan situation; accepts Italy as UN country; reviews US success in Pacific War; New York newspaper strike; meat shortage; slaughterhouse control; poultry situation; how poultry shortage developed; butter shortage; abolition of ceiling prices; advises against buying green beans; threatens retail poultry stores in Queens; anticipation of construction following war; milk fund scholarships; catching of bookmaker; police department must stay alert; warns
juke box owners to keep volume down at night; OPA trial cases; appointment of City magistrates; reads comic strip "Little Orphan Annie" and compares it with his judicial appointments.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 8340
Municipal archives id: LT2543