John V. Lindsay

John V. Lindsay appears in the following:

United Negro College Fund

Wednesday, April 13, 1966

The United Negro College Fund.
Speakers include Vice Chairman of UNCF Robert G. Fuller, UNCF President Frederick D. Patterson, benefactors Dudley Dowell of NY Life Insurance and H. I. Romnes of AT&T (who is presented an award), Commissioner of Education Harold Howe II, and Mayor John Lindsay.
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Judge James M. Yeargin Sworn In

Wednesday, March 30, 1966

Mayor Lindsay Swears in of Judge James M. Yeargin to the Criminal Court of NYC. Lindsay gives a short speech and swears Yeargin in. Yeargin thanks Lindsay and District Attorney Frank Hogan. Hogan and Judge [Francis} Rivers comment on Yeargin's qualifications and talents.


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Press Conference

Wednesday, March 30, 1966

Lindsay swears in the Commissioner of Corrections, George McGrath. Lindsay introduces McGrath and thanks his predecessor. McGrath makes an acceptance speech. The head of the selection committee recounts their search effort. McGrath and Lindsay answer questions.



Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


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Press Conference

Thursday, March 24, 1966

Mayor's press conference from the blue room in city hall. Initially, the press conference is about the opening of Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx. There is a plan to speed up construction, so the hospital will be complete in the next five year.
Other questions from reporters deal with ...

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Annual Spring Conference United Federation of Teachers

Saturday, March 19, 1966

Introduction by Mayor Lindsay of Prince Philip of England. Philip speaks a few words. Arthur Levitt, the Comptroller of New York speaks a few words.

Senator Wayne Morris of Oregon talks about teacher retirement benefits and his introduction of a bill that will increase the pension benefit ...

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National Book Awards - Seventeenth Annual Awards Presentation

Tuesday, March 15, 1966

This is a recording of the The National Book Committee presentation of the 17th Annual National Book Awards, hosted by Mason Gross at the Lincoln Center Philharmonic Hall. Awards are presented to:

Janet Flanner for "Paris Journal" (Arts and Letters)
Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. for "A ...

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Press Conference, Mayor Lindsay on Transportation Plan

Monday, March 14, 1966

Recorded in the Blue Room at City Hall, Mayor John V. Lindsey responds to questions from the press mainly regarding his transportation proposal, subway fares and a recent inquiry by the Ethics Commission.

Lindsay first responds to a reported estimate by John Gilhooley, Commissioner of the New ...

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Press Conference, Mayor Lindsay Responds to Criticism of NYPD Appointments

Wednesday, March 09, 1966

Recorded in the Blue Room at City Hall, Mayor John V. Lindsay responds to criticism from City Council President Frank D. O'Connor and the former Police Commissioner Vincent L. Broderick. The two men accused the Mayor and newly appointed Police Commissioner, Howard R. Leary, of making poor decisions when appointing ...

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John Lindsay Implements New Taxes For New York City

Wednesday, March 09, 1966

Mayor John Lindsay speaks the day after implementing a city tax for residents of the city of New York as well as on commuters who earn their income in the city

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Swearing in of Dr. Efren Ramirez

Monday, February 28, 1966

The swearing in of the Coordinator of Addiction Programs by Mayor John V. Lindsay, Dr. Efren Ramirez.

Dr. Ramirez answers questions from reporters about drug treatment programs he plans on instituting in New York City. He has implemented some successful programs in Puerto Rico. There is the ...

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Efrén Ramírez Ramirez Sworn In as Narcotics Coordinator

Monday, February 28, 1966

Efrén Ramírez is sworn in as Narcotics Coordinator for the City of New York. Lindsay and Ramirez speak. Ramirez details his plans as Coordinator and answers questions from assembled reporters.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 92499
Municipal archives id: T1837

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New York City's Tax Crisis

Monday, February 21, 1966

NYC's tax crisis. Mayor says he can't maintain city services on a top level because of the tax system. Pays our tax system must be reorganized. Talks of the gross receipts tax and says it is an unfair tax. Wants to change it. He proposes a business net income tax ...

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Police Commissioner Howard Leary Swearing In

Monday, February 21, 1966

Mayor John Lindsay swears in the new Police Commissioner Howard Leary.

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Mayor's Commission on Sports

Thursday, February 17, 1966

Lindsay announces the formation of the Mayor's Committee on Sports and outlines its role. He is attempting to increase sports activity in New York City, particularly among its youngest citizens.




Lindsay introduces his committee members which includes professional boxers, swimmers, football players, baseball players, and more.
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Press Conference

Thursday, February 17, 1966

Mayor Lindsay announces a new Assistant Press Secretary, Robert Laird and the swearing in of a new police Commissioner, Howard Leary, which will happen next week.

Questions from reporters (questions poorly recorded and barely audible.)

City Hall payroll is not using consultants, and in ...

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Swearing in of Dean Ginsberg

Monday, February 14, 1966

[poor quality audio]

Mitchell Ginsberg, an associate dean of the School of Social Work, is sworn in as Commissioner of Welfare.

Dean Ginsberg speaks. He thanks his family. He talks about what the appointment means to him and what he plans on doing. He ...

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Mitchell Ginsberg Swearing In Ceremony

Monday, February 14, 1966

This is a truncated tape. For the full audio for this press conference, see catalog number 150393. Swearing in of Mitchell Ginsberg as the new Welfare Commissioner. Ginsberg takes questions from reporters.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 75660
Municipal archives id: T1168

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William H. Booth is Appointed Chairman of the Committee on Human Rights

Tuesday, February 01, 1966

Mayor John V. Lindsay appoints William H. Booth as the Chairman of the Committee on Human Rights.

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Americans for Democratic Action Roosevelt Day Dinner

Friday, January 28, 1966

Why don't they make speeches like this anymore?

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Seymour Siegel Swearing In

Tuesday, January 25, 1966

WNYC's longtime leader is sworn in for the last time.

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