John V. Lindsay

John V. Lindsay appears in the following:

Robert Derzon

Thursday, October 13, 1966

Mayor Lindsay Swears in of Robert A. Derzon as First Deputy Commissioner of Hospitals. First Lindsay and then Joseph V. Terenzio, Commissioner of Hospitals introduce and praise Durzon before Durzon addresses the crowd and press, expressing gratitude and urging for medical reform.


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Epilepsy-Need for Greater Understanding

Tuesday, October 11, 1966

The New York Chapter of the Epilepsy Association of America (EAA) holds a Communication Luncheon, offering a panel discussion of "A Need for Greater Understanding." The event was hosted by W. Walter Watts, with remarks from Howard J. Brown, Commissioner of Health and Health Services Administrator of the City of ...

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Press Conference

Tuesday, October 11, 1966

Mayor speaks about air pollution. Commissioner Austin Heller is heading the Mayor's task force on combating air pollution. The city is developing a forecasting model to measure and monitor the amount of pollutants in the air. Carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, and dirt in the air. Also wind speed and temperature. ...

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Press Conference

Friday, October 07, 1966

Commissioner of Markets, Samuel Kearing, announces that 6 markets that had previously been run by the City would be transferred over to private control. Essex St. is the first market to undertake the transfer. The representative of the Essex St. market speaks briefly.

Commissioner Charles Moerdler releases ...

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Dean Houston Merritt

Saturday, October 01, 1966

About Columbia University Medical School and its work with the Harlem Hospital. Dean Houston Merritt (of the College of physicians of Columbia University) speaks about the status of Dr. Morris Eisenstein who had grievances against the Harlem Hospital on medical care and hospital services. He has made these grievances public, ...

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Mayor Lindsay : Keep NYC Clean

Tuesday, August 23, 1966

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

Announcement of a program for cleaning the city and continuing the drive against litter and dirt in the street. Brief ceremony regarding "C Day" and Lindsay's work with cleaning the city: ...

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Mayor's Task Force on Municipal Archives

Friday, July 08, 1966

The preservation of New York City's history is of paramount importance!

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Press Conference on King Faisal of Saudi Arabia

Thursday, June 23, 1966

Audio begins with some pre-press conference banter.

Mayor John Lindsay holds a press conference to announce the cancellation of a reception for King Faisal of Saudi Arabia. Apparently, the cancellation was the result of the King's comments about Israel. Mayor Lindsay answers questions from reporters.
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Press Conference, Mayor John Lindsay Honors VISTA Volunteers

Wednesday, May 25, 1966

Mayor John V. Lindsay begins this press conference by thanking the 104 VISTA volunteers in New York City and calls for more to serve. "This exchange to me is one of the very best things, that has happened in recent years, sponsored by the federal government."

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Press Conference, Mayor John Lindsay

Wednesday, May 25, 1966

This press conference with Mayor John V. Lindsay begins with questions on his proposed tax plan. He is optimistic about his recent meetings with state legislators in Albany and declines to "rock the boat" by making any incendiary remarks.

When asked about recent efforts to receive anti-poverty ...

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Mayor John Lindsay Swears in Woodward Kingman

Wednesday, May 18, 1966

This press conference begins with the swearing in of Woodward Kingman, Vice President of the First National City Bank, as a City Councilman of the 2nd Councilman District of New York City.

Kingman expresses his support of the mayor's tax proposal, opposition to a new Queens to ...

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Press Conference Nurses' Strike

Wednesday, May 18, 1966

Sound quality poor.

This is a press conference addressing the nurses' strike settlement. John Lindsay comments, as well as the head of the nurses association, and the head of the settlement fact finding committee. No real details were given during the press conference, and not much was ...

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Press Conference

Wednesday, May 11, 1966

Poor quality audio.

The mayor announces the donation of $10,000 from the 20th-century fund to the "Urban Core." With the Mayor are Dr. Costello, Dr. Berley, Mr. August Heckscher, and Dr. Lubin. These funds will be used to help pay college students who would work in various ...

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Press Conference Part 2

Monday, April 25, 1966

T1994, the first part of this press conference, is missing. This audio contains only the second half of the press conference.

Answers questions concerning capital budget, rent control, the manufacture and use of LSD at a Queens high school, the police civilian complain review board, the length ...

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Albert S. Bard Civic Awards.

Monday, April 25, 1966

Albert Ward Civic Awards, 4/25/66, given for excellence in architecture & urban design. Jacob Kaplan, winner of award for civic work, etc., makes acceptance speech.
Mayor Lindsay makes keynote speech. Discusses question of good design for urban living. Question of how to handle private organization work in the cities. ...

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Press Conference

Friday, April 22, 1966

Mayor Lindsay discusses instant rehabilitation techniques which will take place on three houses in the lower east side. This instant rehabilitation takes 48 hours. This is an experiment. The rehabilitation is described by Lyle Fitch, the president of the Institute of Public Administration.


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Press Conference

Tuesday, April 19, 1966

After a brief introduction by Mayor Lindsay, Harold M. Altshul, representing the Wholesalers of New York City, reads a prepared statement the discriminatory nature of the Gross Receipts Tax, forcing wholesalers to move out of the City. The Wholesalers of New York City backs Mayor Lindsay's move to alter the ...

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Press Conference on Tax Reform

Tuesday, April 19, 1966

Various citizen and union groups talk to Mayor John Lindsay. about tax reform in New York City. Sales tax. Payroll Tax. Graduated Income Tax. Wall Street
Golden Ring Council Of Senior Citizens talks about limited resources for seniors. Small Business Association. Retailer Grocers Conference. Small Business Chamber of Commerce. ...

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Press Conference, Mayor John Lindsay

Monday, April 18, 1966

Alfred Rich and Mayor John V. Lindsay speak at the Coordinating Committee of the Food Industries in support of the Mayor's proposed tax plan, which would repeal the gross receipts tax and substitute a business income tax. Rich, who is the Executive Director of the Butter and Merchants Association, asserts ...

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Rafael Martinez Alvarez Sworn In

Thursday, April 14, 1966


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 92387
Municipal archives id: T2578

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