[Telephone Interview with Superintendent Board of Transportation and the Superintendent of Hospitals]

Friday, November 24, 1950

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

Opens with loud tone, audio quality varies.

Telephone interview with the Superintendent Board of Transportation Edward T. McNally following a major storm which caused downed trees, and interruptions to transportation service. Followed by an interview with Commissioner of Hospitals Dr. Marcus Kogel discussing the evacuation of City Hospital's Children Building due to flooding, increased number of patients seeking treatment due to storm-related injuries, and the use of Seaview Hospital to house evacuees.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 69005
Municipal archives id: LT289


Marcus D. Kogel and Edward T. McNally


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