October 21, 1945

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Mayor F. H. La Guardia at City Hall in the 1930s.

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

From card catalog: Contents.-Intelligence and cooperation.-Navy Day celebration and Truman's first appearance in N.Y.C. as President.-Numbers racket.-Small loan sharks.-Traffic plan for mid-town Manhattan.-Housing situation.-U.S. surplus building material.-Fitness of temporary housing for habitation.-Tribute to the N.Y. Times.-Abuse of the press by the Daily News regarding the alleged slapping of a G.I. by General Patton.-Anti-Semitic story of a deliberate lie.-Produce terminal market.-N.Y.C.'s first reconversion order to start industry: 12 steel hopper barges for ash removal.-Announcement of retirement of Chairman John Delaney of the Board of Transportation.-New appointments.-Traffic system good.-Subway fare.-Prisoner-of-war exhibit.-City Center program.

Next Sunday is Navy Day. Judge Lester Patterson, two bums recently arrested.

See also Cat # 2069

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 2071
Municipal archives id: LT2564