Mark Van Doren

Mark Van Doren appears in the following:

Mark van Doren, Clifton Fadiman, and Sir Charles Snow

Sunday, March 10, 1957

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

Irita van Doren introduces Maurice Dolbier, who introduces Mark van Doren, Irita's brother-in-law. Van Doren talks about his book "Don Quixote's Profession."

Dolbier introduces Fadiman, who does a mathematical magic ...


American Academy of Arts and Letters 1954 Awards Ceremony

Thursday, June 10, 1954

This is a recording of the 1954 awards ceremony of the American Academy and the National Institute of Arts and Letters. The host, Archibald MacLeish, begins the ceremony with an address about the trial of art-making in America in terms of community, censorship and its complicated relationship to science.