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WNYC announcer introduces program.
Van Doren introduces White, who speaks about his book, "Fire in the Ashes," about Europe since the end of WW2. Compares European countries to the US, including pop culture and products. Continues to talk about Marshall Plan and reconstruction in Europe after WW2.
Van Doren introduces Freuchen, who discusses his book, "Vagrant Viking," and his life. He makes the audience laugh a lot by talking about women.
Van Doren introduces Taylor, who talks about his biography of Rodgers and Hammerstein, "Some Enchanted Evening." He acknowledges that they are both in the room.
Van Doren introduces Rodgers and Hammerstein. Recites an unnamed song.
WNYC announcer closes the program.
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 71181
Municipal archives id: LT2986