This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.
Seldes opens by mentioning "fat people's music," but first addresses the responses received regarding his previous broadcast about the Murrow broadcast about McCarthy. It seems his views were unpopular among listeners. Seldes notes his surprise at the orthodoxy of his critics, who seem to not believe in free speech for all. He notes that there will be public hearings regarding the controversy.
Discusses Communist music.
Describes the Institute of Jazz Studies, he discusses sociological aspects of jazz.
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 71524
Municipal archives id: LT3093