September 16, 1945

Caption:Mayor of New York City Fiorello La Guardia, surrounded by microphones, circa 1940.

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

Discontinuance of meatless Tuesdays and Fridays. Need for caution in using heavy cream. Enforcement of ceiling prices. Recommendation made on the capital outlay budget for 1946. Post-war building programs. Jurisdictional disputes and possible solution. The coming of prosperity based on immediate use of savings and cashing of Series E bonds. Amendments to unemployment insurance law. Garment industry. Appointment of interdepartmental board for the protection of sanitary controls and the public water supply. Report from the Commissioner of Investigation of loan sharks. Jobs for vets in the Board of Transportation. Provisions for discharged veterans to complete their high school educations. Benefit concert for relief of Italy.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 71082
Municipal archives id: LT2555