John V. Lindsay

John V. Lindsay appears in the following:

Zalman Shazar

Sunday, January 01, 1967

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Mayor Lindsay greets the President of Israel, Zalman Shazar and the First Lady, as well as the Israeli Ambassador. Lindsay and Shazar speak.



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Mayor Lindsay Discusses the World Trade Center

Sunday, January 01, 1967

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Mayor John Lindsay and Austin J. Tobin of the Port of New York Authority answer questions about the World Trade Center.




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Victor Borge Sworn In

Sunday, January 01, 1967

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Victor Borge is sworn in by Mayor Lindsay as a New York City representative at the 800th anniversary ceremonies in Copenhagen.
Lindsay swears in ...

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Press Conference, Mayor John Lindsay

Tuesday, November 29, 1966

1. Welcome to the City. Mayor J.M. Hugely of Tulsa Oklahoma and other officials from Oklahoma City.

2. Appointments to nonsalaried officers. Mr. Kenneth Drew - as member on city commission on human rights. Mr. John W. Cedar as member of Advisory Board of Public Welfare. Mayor ...

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Donald Elliot Sworn in as Chair of City Planning Commission

Monday, November 28, 1966

Donald Elliot Sworn in as Chair of City Planning Commission. Lindsay answers questions regarding the intersection of air pollution and rental prices, among other subjects.



Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 92374
Municipal archives id: T2424

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Press Conference

Friday, November 18, 1966

Tape begins and ends abruptly. The Mayor makes no announcements at this press conference; instead, he answers questions --some of them listed below.

Reporters ask if the 20 cents fare will increase. The Mayor answers that he hopes not. They ask whether the Mayor favors a state ...

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Deputy Mayor Robert Price Resigns

Thursday, November 17, 1966

A press conference featuring an announcement by Deputy Mayor Robert Price, who is leaving his post for a position in the Dreyfus Fund Corporation.

There are questions about the appointment of Gil Roberts as public relations officer for the Real Estate department due to his previous political ...

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Judge Joseph Williams Swearing In Ceremony

Wednesday, November 16, 1966

Judge Joseph Williams in Sworn in as Family Court judge in the City of New York.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 92371
Municipal archives id: T2420

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Cultural Organization of NYC

Wednesday, November 16, 1966

Eugene R. Black Jr. presents a report on the cultural organization of the City of New York and points to recommendations for the revitalization of its culture and cultural institutions.




(Off-mic discussion of the staging of the conference)

Black present his committee's review of the ...

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Press Conference, Mayor John Lindsay

Monday, November 14, 1966

In this press conference Mayor John V. Lindsay announces that a collective bargaining settlement has been reached with Hospital aides resulting in an average raise of $900 per year for $17,000 workers.

Herbert L. Haber, the Director of Collective Bargaining, answers questions on previous salaries and describes ...

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Press Conference, Mayor John Lindsay with U Thant

Monday, November 14, 1966

Recorded in the Blue Room at City Hall, Mayor John V. Lindsay and U Thant, Secretary-General of the United Nations, receive the press after a private luncheon. Lindsay notes that this is not a formal press conference as Thant does not conduct interviews outside of the United Nations. He welcomes ...

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Press Conference

Thursday, November 10, 1966

Poor audio quality.

This is a short press conference where Mayor Lindsay addresses the NYPD civilian complaint board and other subjects.

Lindsay is asked to comment on a referendum on the civilian review board. He says no legal action planned; the NYPD must "shape ...

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Press Conference

Wednesday, November 02, 1966

James T. Rice, mayor of Suffern, NY and president of the Conference of Mayors addresses the media about the 4 gubernatorial candidates' opinions about the problems of big cities. Rice, Lindsay, and Ray Cothran answer questions, with a large emphasis on the costs of municipal employment.




Lindsay introduces ...

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Citizen Review Board Referendum

Friday, October 28, 1966


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 92395
Municipal archives id: T2679

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Press Conference

Friday, October 28, 1966

Poor quality audio. Reporters are off mic, and the speaker occasionally goes off mic. This tape begins abruptly with a question from a reporter. There is someone (not Lindsay) answering reporters questions. The speaker is a judge. The questions are mostly about the civilian complaint board.There is talk about a ...

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Press Conference

Tuesday, October 25, 1966

Mayor Lindsay welcomes [Marsh Kal], minister of tourism and development for Israel, discusses the development of a container and cargo terminal in Stapleton on Staten Island's east shore near the Verrazano Bridge.
Mayor Lindsay then answers questions about the project and other topics, including corruption in the sanitation department, ...

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NYC Employees' Suggestion Awards

Monday, October 24, 1966

Thomas Jefferson Miley, Chairman of the Suggestion Awards Board, begins this recording by explaining the Employee Suggestion Awards program. Every year, suggestions made by city employees are adopted and evaluated by the board, and it awards monetary prizes to those with the best suggestions. Over the past 12 years the ...

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Press Conference - Clean Air Week

Friday, October 21, 1966

Mayor John Lindsay press conference from 10/26/1966. Lindsay signs a proclamation declaring October 23- October 29 Clean Air Week. It is a campaign to raise awareness about air pollution. Times Square is to be renamed "Clean Air Square" for the duration of the week. With the mayor is Austin Heller, ...

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Press Conference, Mayor John Lindsay

Tuesday, October 18, 1966

1. In this press conference, Mayor John Lindsay expresses his regret about the loss of life.

Broadway and 22nd Street on Oct. 17, 1966. It was the Fire Department's heaviest loss of life, until the World Trade Center's two towers fell. NYTimes article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/17/nyregion/17fire.html?_r=0
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Press Conference

Friday, October 14, 1966

Signing of articles of incorporation for the Metropolitan Regional Council. Mr. Dube Nichols and Mrs. Sol Ribler. Made great contributors to the city, in helping the arrest of two people who effected a hold-up in a bank - Nicholas and Robler get a commendations of the Police Department (speech from ...

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