Annotations: The NEH Preservation Project

Around New York

Thursday, October 20, 2011

WNYC and WQXR kicked off our fall pledge drive on Monday, and among the tote bags and mugs offered as premiums there appears a charming poster from the Archives (with thanks to the New York Transit Museum). The poster, which originally appeared in the city's subways, was designed in the early 1950s by the illustrator Oppy. Set against the city skyline and WNYC's then-home, the Municipal building, the poster promotes the show "Around New York."


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The Proliferation (And Problem) with Pledges

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, has been called the most powerful man in Washington. He is not the author of legislation, he is the author of a pledge.