Andy Lanset

Director of Archives, New York Public Radio

Andy Lanset appears in the following:

400 Years of History, Live From New York!

Thursday, December 15, 2016

How do you make history accessible and exciting for overstimulated New Yorkers? Watch a live video stream of a conversation with The Bowery Boys and the Museum of the City of New York. 

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WNYC and the WPA Federal Art Project

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Four abstracts were hung. One was never finished. Another was never found. And, there was a harpist!
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New York City's Silver Jubilee: The Plan and Promise of WNYC in 1923

Thursday, September 22, 2016

When WNYC was on the drawing board.
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Warren Bower: Radio's 'Book Dean'

Thursday, September 15, 2016

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Bower set the tone for generations of interviewers to follow.
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The New York Public Radio History Notes Newsletter

Friday, September 02, 2016

Slices of curious, eclectic, and fascinating WNYC/WQXR history in text and sound links, for your inbox every Friday.
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Leonard Bernstein Conducts the New York City Symphony at City Center

Thursday, August 25, 2016

A big night for the maestro.
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Clifford Burdette: African-American Radio Pioneer

Thursday, June 23, 2016

He was one of the very few black producers during radio's 'so-called' golden age.
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The WNYC American Music Festival

Saturday, June 04, 2016

The American Music Festival was considered one of New York’s responses to “Hitlerian destructiveness and fanaticism."
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Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Lilian Supove Blake

Monday, May 30, 2016

When most women in Radio were doing home-ec shows, she was WNYC's News and Special Events Director.
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The 1931 Files

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

An aural glimpse of WNYC's early history.

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John Vincent Lawless Hogan In His Own Words

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Engineer, inventor, radio pioneer and visionary, John V. L. Hogan on his and WQXR's humble beginnings.
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New York Public Radio's Peabody Award Winners

Thursday, May 12, 2016

WNYC has been winning Peabody Awards since 1944. WQXR has been receiving recognition since the awards started!
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Andy Warhol and Norman Rockwell Have a "Conversation"

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

WNYC
We explore Douglas Cooper interviews, one with Norman Rockwell, the other with Andy Warhol, for parallels and differences.
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Living Opera with Alan Wagner

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

He left behind a powerful legacy of music fans who joyfully learned to love opera and other classical musical forms because of his infectious passion for the art.
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Listen to a 101-Year-Old Clarion Call for Women's Suffrage Preserved in Shellac

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Gertrude Foster Brown, the head of the New York State Women's Suffrage Association makes the case for women voting on a Pathe' disc in 1915.        
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Looking Back on a Trump Presidency

Friday, March 04, 2016

Looking back on the impossible election and catastrophic reign of Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States. Adapted from the article by Jon Lovett for The Atlantic.

A Tribute to WNYC Host Oscar Brand

Monday, December 07, 2015

WNYC host Oscar Brand died Friday at age 96. This is a tribute by WNYC archivist Andy Lanset published last year.
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The 'Founding Father' of Arab-American Literature

Monday, November 23, 2015

Even before the creation of the State of Israel, the question of Palestine was a sensitive issue. In this 1937 talk Ameen Rihani speaks out against a Jewish state in Palestine.
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A WNYC Scene Sampler Circa 1939 by Laszlo Matulay

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

A portrait of WNYC from 1939.
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