Andy Lanset

Director of Archives, New York Public Radio

Andy Lanset appears in the following:

David Durk's Moving Testimony Before the Knapp Commission

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

His testimony before the Knapp Commission investigation into police corruption in 1971 made for some of the most moving public testimony ever broadcast. 
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The Marine Corps General Who Called War 'A Racket'

Sunday, November 11, 2012

"I was a racketeer for capitalism."
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Pioneering Language Classes Over WNYC

Friday, September 14, 2012

French, Spanish, Italian and German lessons were all available on the air.
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Macklin Marrow and the WNYC Concert Orchestra

Friday, August 03, 2012

When WNYC had a concert orchestra, this man lead the way.
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Morris S. Novik: Public Radio Pioneer

Friday, July 13, 2012

He claimed the phrase 'public broadcasting' and made the station a role model.
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Ralph Berton: The Man Behind Radio's First Serious Jazz Music Program

Friday, June 01, 2012

The show was dedicated to "the finest in recorded hot jazz."
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The Reader's Almanac with Walter James Miller

Friday, May 04, 2012

He conducted early interviews with writers such as Nadine Gordimer, Erica Jong, Kurt Vonnegut, Dorothy Gallagher and Jerzy Kosinski.
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Al Arkus: The Music Maestro

Friday, February 24, 2012

The Pied Piper of children's programming on WNYC.
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WNYC Director Seymour N. Siegel: Public Radio Visionary

Friday, February 10, 2012

Mayor La Guardia sent him in to close the place down. He ended up saving it.
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WNYC's Resident Man of Words, 1926-1929

Friday, January 20, 2012

"Once there was a wizard who boasted that he knew his book from A to Izzard. He was a mere novice compared with Frank H. Vizetelly."
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WNYC and the Land of Mu

Friday, January 13, 2012

A cult classic airs on WNYC.
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On the Eve of New Year's Eve 1924

Friday, December 30, 2011

A broadcast party like no other.
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WNYC Promotes Health and Wellness with Olympian Joe Ruddy

Friday, December 23, 2011

Keeping Fit was a regular series of  health and exercise talks by Joe Ruddy on WNYC in 1926.
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Cartoonist and Sports Writer Thornton Fisher, WNYC Sports Commentator 1924-1925

Friday, December 16, 2011

 "He is one of the keenest sports writers and cartoonists in the world of journalism."
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The Five Locust Sisters Perform on WNYC

Friday, December 09, 2011

On December 9, 1926, the Locust Sisters sang popular tunes in the WNYC studio.
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First Jewish Daily Forward Radio Program is on WNYC

Friday, November 04, 2011

WNYC
Believe it or not, it happened on WNYC, not WEVD!
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Frankfurt School Theorist on WNYC in 1940

Friday, October 28, 2011

Mayor La Guardia puts an end to critical theorist's music show.
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WNYC QSL CARDS

Friday, September 30, 2011

Are you a DXer?
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WNYC 9/11/2001

Friday, September 09, 2011

A transcript from our September, 11, 2001 airchecks.
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WNYC's New AM Transmitter, 1937

Friday, September 02, 2011

Halloween, 1937: WNYC new WPA-built transmitter comes on line. It has a micro-ray system, the only one in use outside of the Vatican."
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