John V. Lindsay

John V. Lindsay appears in the following:

125th Anniversary Dinner Fordham University

Tuesday, January 25, 1966

This is a special address by Mayor John Lindsay over WOR. The event took place at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in honor of the 125th Anniversary of Fordham University.

Malcolm Wilson and Cardinal Spellman are present. Lindsay delivers an address on the theme "The University and the ...

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Golden Anniversary of the Women's City Club

Saturday, January 22, 1966

50 years of the Women's City Club of New York.

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Manhattan Borough President Harlem Revitalization Plan

Friday, January 21, 1966

Constance Baker Motley discusses the third point in her seven-point plan to revitalize Harlem.

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Fireside Chat Announcement

Wednesday, January 19, 1966

WNYC News reports on John Lindsay's first "Fireside Chat"




The newscaster discusses Lindsay use of the "report to the people" approach utilized by Fiorello La Guardia and Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

The broadcast will be available to any New York media outlets who might want ...

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Press Conference at Albany

Tuesday, January 18, 1966

Press Conference of Mayor Lindsay at Albany. His visit has been delayed by the transit strike. Richard Rose - Lindsay's representative to the legislature. He states his intention to tighten New York City's budget. (This is mayor Lindsay's first month in office.) Comments on his conference with the Governor. There ...

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Hospital Affiliation Contracts Press Conference

Tuesday, January 18, 1966

This is a press conference about New York City Controller Mario Procaccino's preliminary audit report on Hospital Affiliation contracts. The mayor's office became aware of "certain conditions and practices" in the affiliation program that were the result of "loosely drawn contracts" that date back to 1962. Some examples of malfeasance ...

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Press Conference

Monday, January 17, 1966

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

Mayor Lindsay proposes the creation of an all-embracing transportation authority that would include the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority.




Poor quality audio.

We interrupt the ...

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Press Conference

Saturday, January 15, 1966

Mayor Press conference. With Charles Abrams discusses the state of housing in NYC, consolidating various agencies concerned with housing; rent control; Civil Defense Agency etc.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 75643
Municipal archives id: T1189

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Press Conference Housing Task Force Report

Saturday, January 15, 1966

Mayor John Lindsay takes questions from reporters. Reporters ask about President Johnson's and the Labor Secretary's criticisms about his handling of the transit strike. Lindsay makes no comment. Other reporters ask questions that are hard to hear on the tape. The tape is poor quality.

Lindsay introduces ...

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Strike Settlement

Thursday, January 13, 1966

Douglas McMahon reads the transit statement accepting the municipal terms for settlement to end the transit dispute.
Mayor John Lindsay gives an official statement concerning the end of the thirteen day strike.
Dr. Nathan Feinsinger shortly speaks about the mediation of the strike.




T737 - McMahon ...

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Transit Strike Coverage

Wednesday, January 12, 1966

Mayor Lindsay reports to the public on the transit strike and answers questions. We have not reached an agreement. The mediation panel has been asked to present their views by this afternoon.

Reporter Questions for Lindsay:

What is the public reaction?
Very patient ...

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Press conference on transit strike

Saturday, January 08, 1966

Transit Strike Report




A WNYC announcer discusses the forthcoming program.

Lindsay addresses assembled reporters. He notes the presence of operating commissioners of the City of New York.
He discusses speaking with Dr. Feinsinger who is heading the mediating panel. All involved have had little ...

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Morning report on transit strike

Friday, January 07, 1966

[poor audio quality. original tape is half track mono. wow and flutter].

Brief update from Mayor John Lindsay about the transit strike. Lindsay tells people to stay off the bridges. He commends the hospital staff for their efforts during the strike. He asks for more blood donors ...

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Press conference on transit strike

Friday, January 07, 1966

Mayor Lindsay and Secretary of Labor Willard Wrrtz hold a press conference to discuss the continuing strike.

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Transit Strike Report

Thursday, January 06, 1966

Mayor Lindsay reports on his upcoming meeting with US Labor Secretary Willard Wirtz. Abrupt ending.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150324

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Transit Strike, Day Six

Thursday, January 06, 1966

Mayor Lindsay speaks to reporters with the latest news on the transit strike and negotiations with the Transit Workers Union (TWU).

The Mayor says the city is now experiencing the heaviest traffic so far during the strike, but that it is moving. Downtown Manhattan is congested. Outside ...

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Transit Strike Report

Wednesday, January 05, 1966

In response to the 1966 Transit Strike, Mayor John Lindsay gives a press conference with instructions to commuters on leaving Manhattan at the end of the work day. He describes traffic flow as heavy but moving.

He urges commuters traveling by automobile to carpool and leave at ...

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Press conference on transit strike

Tuesday, January 04, 1966

Recorded in the Reception Room at City Hall, Mayor John V. Lindsay provides updates regarding the transit strike. Mike Quill was arrested earlier in the day and suffered a heart attack shortly after arriving in jail. Lindsay states that Quill's condition is good and that he is receiving the best ...

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Transit Strike Press Conference

Monday, January 03, 1966

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

Recording opens with room noise before press conference. Reporter describes the states of affairs - the talks to end the strike were unsuccessful, people have been asked to stay home to ...

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Mayor Lindsay : Transit Strike Helicopter Report

Monday, January 03, 1966

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

John Lindsay reports on traffic into the city from a helicopter. He passes over the Manhattan as well as the boroughs, reporting on the conditions of traffic throughout. In general the ...

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