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Victor Riesel and Walter Reuther

Wednesday, November 20, 1963

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

Barrett McGurn opens the evening with announcements about upcoming Overseas Press Club events and introducing those seated at the head table.

Victor Riesel introduces the featured speaker, Walter Reuther of the AFL–CIO. Reuther speaks of the disparities in advances in the physical sciences, but not in the human and social sciences. His focus is the great resources that have been spent on the development of nuclear weapons while much of the world still goes hungry and unclothed. He speaks passionately about the waste of the production of weapons that can never be used.



Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 70523
Municipal archives id: T244

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Barrett McGurn, Walter Reuther and Victor Riesel

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Broadcast in cooperation with CUNY, this 1942 wartime radio show features members of faculty discussing different aspects of Americanism, the war effort, and the threat of un-democratic ideas.

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