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Philip Quarles

"Philip Quarles" is a novelist who lives and works in New York City. 

Philip Quarles appears in the following:

General William Westmoreland Reports on the Vietnam War

Thursday, September 22, 2016

WNYC
Dismissing the North Vietnamese government's "absurd claims of victory," General William Westmoreland assures the public that triumph in Vietnam is close at hand.
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Felker Talking Telstar

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Jean H. Felker discusses the technology and meaning of Telstar.
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Wayfaring Stranger Burl Ives Performs at the Book and Author Luncheon

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Burl Ives lets his guitar do the talking. 
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Anna Kross, Commissioner of The New York City Department of Correction

Thursday, August 25, 2016

WNYC
Jail Overcrowding and Underfunding…in 1959
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Leo Rosten Analyzes Humor

Thursday, August 18, 2016

WNYC
"I have no speech. I am not entirely speechless, though," Leo Rosten begins his talk, titled, "On Humor, and What It Is" at this 1959 Books and Authors Luncheon.
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Sir Edmund Hillary Scales the Heights of Literary Society

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Hillary, conqueror of Mount Everest, discusses John Hunt's book about the expedition at the Book and Author Luncheon.
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The Battle of the Slums Revisited

Thursday, August 04, 2016

WNYC
Fifty years after Jacob Riis's famous speech at Cooper Union, his son, Roger William Riis, addresses the same issue, tenement conditions and the need for affordable housing.
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Happy Casey Stengel Day!

Saturday, July 23, 2016

WNYC
"There comes a time in every man's life, and I've had plenty of them.”
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Glenway Wescott's Images of Truth

Thursday, July 14, 2016

The author and critic discusses Maugham, Mann, and more at this 1962 Book and Author Luncheon
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If War Comes to NYC, We'll Take Care of the Homeless

Thursday, June 30, 2016

WNYC
Welfare Commissioner William Hodson is questioned by radio journalist Elmer Davis about the city's preparedness plans should Hitler attack.
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Maxwell Taylor and The Uncertain Trumpet

Thursday, June 23, 2016

General Maxwell Taylor warns America about its military preparedness in this 1960 speech at the Herald Tribune's Book and Author Luncheon. 
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A Different Sort of Summer Camp

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Producer Ben Park and future Mr Wizard, reporter Don Herbert, follow a group of handicapped teens and tweens as they head out to summer camp.
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Henry Cowell Talks Modern Music on the Masterwork Hour

Thursday, June 09, 2016

Composer Henry Cowell introduces music by himself and others in this 1955 broadcast. 
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1962 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award

Thursday, May 19, 2016

The 1962 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award winners talk about race relations in America in this round table discussion.
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'Way Over in Beulah Land' and All Over the Airwaves

Thursday, May 12, 2016

WNYC
The Negro Melody Singers and Juanita Hall Choir present rousing programs of spirituals under the direction of this soon to be famous singer and actress.
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Robert Frost is honored at a 1958 Poetry Society Dinner

Thursday, May 05, 2016

"Does wisdom matter?" Robert Frost asks. 
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Lenin's Family History According to the Soviet Union

Friday, April 22, 2016

WNYC
This strange mix of radio drama and homespun instruction is a good sample of mid-century Soviet revisionist history.
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Abe Burrows, Librettist and Proud of It

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Librettist Abe Burrows speaks with an irresistible street-wise schtick at this ASCAP seminar.  
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Fleur Cowles' Literary Takedown of Eva Perón

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Fleur and Evita; Two Strong Women Go Head-to-Head
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