Philip Quarles

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

Philip Quarles appears in the following:

Barbara Tuchman Argues for "History as Literature"

Thursday, March 23, 2017

WNYC
Proposing that the creative process is the same for historians as for poets and novelists, Tuchman objects to her work being lumped with other "non-fiction."
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Ethical Culture Leader Algernon Black Confronts Bias and Bigotry

Thursday, March 16, 2017

WNYC
How can men live together on this earth? noted educator and social activist Algernon Black asks in this 1951 talk given at Cooper Union. 
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Artists Warn of Elvis and Other Evils

Thursday, March 09, 2017

WNYC
Clifton Fadiman, Robert Penn Warren, Catherine Drinker Bowen, John Cheever and Randall Jarrell speak at the National Book Awards in 1958
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Agnes de Mille: Trailblazer in National Sponsorship of the Arts

Thursday, March 02, 2017

WNYC
Agnes de Mille lauds the Council of the Arts, forerunner to today's NEA.
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The American Negro Theater Performs John Millington Synge

Thursday, February 23, 2017

WNYC
The American Negro Theatre, a crucial training ground for a generation of performers, brings Riders to the Sea to WNYC listeners.
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John Glenn, First Man in Orbit

Thursday, February 16, 2017

WNYC
John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the Earth this archival audio from the Mercury 6 Mission. 
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W. H. Auden, Herbert Kubly, and John O'Hara Speak at the 1956 National Book Awards

Thursday, February 09, 2017

WNYC
W. H. Auden, Herbert Kubly, and John O'Hara win awards at the 1956 National Book Awards ceremony.
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Louis E. Lomax

Thursday, February 02, 2017

WNYC
Journalist Louis Lomax seizes the opportunity to address a white, middle class, audience and give a concise picture of what is going through the mind of a contemporary black man.
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Diplomat U Thant, Interviewed by Alistair Cooke

Thursday, January 19, 2017

WNYC
"What manner of man is U Thant?"
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Kenneth Clark Answers Questions on Plans for the Civil Rights Movement

Thursday, January 12, 2017

WNYC
Dr. Kenneth Clark answers reporters' questions in this edition of the NBC news show, Searchlight airing over WNYC. 
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Roger Revelle, Father of Global Warming, Predicts Life in the 21st Century

Thursday, January 05, 2017

WNYC
Scientist Dr. Roger Revelle looks ahead to life in the year 2000 in this 1966 talk at the Rensselaerville Institute.
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"I Foresee in 1950"

Thursday, December 29, 2016

WNYC
This program, broadcast on New Year's Day, 1950, "the pivot point of the American century," offers the views of several prominent citizens, on what the next fifty years will bring.
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Looking Back and Looking Forward in 1965

Thursday, December 22, 2016

WNYC
The late governor and senator Herbert Lehman is remembered at this 1965 meeting of the American Jewish Committee.
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Marc Connelly Reminisces

Thursday, December 15, 2016

WNYC
Algonquin Round Table wit, Marc Connelly, speaks at the 1968 Books and Authors Luncheon about his memoir, Voices Offstage.
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Dancer Ruth St. Denis Shares Thoughts on Politics, Feminism and New Work

Thursday, December 08, 2016

WNYC
Balanced Government, for St. Denis, is a dual presidency held by both a man and a woman, "at present, the men govern this world including America as though women didn't exist."
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Dramatic Agent Audrey Wood on Her Career and Tennessee Williams

Thursday, November 24, 2016

WNYC
Audrey Wood doesn't just represent, she advocates. 
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Eleanor Roosevelt's Trip to Russia

Thursday, November 17, 2016

WNYC
"All I can do is tell you how it looked to me." 
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Darlington Hoopes for President!

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

WNYC
In this 1952 broadcast, Socialist Party presidential candidate Darlington Hoopes makes his case against capitalism.
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A Mid-Century Look at the American Film Industry

Thursday, November 03, 2016

WNYC
MoMA asks, Does the Public Get What it Wants?
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The Birth of "McCarthyism"

Thursday, October 27, 2016

WNYC
Senator Joseph McCarthy rails against former president Harry Truman in this 1953 speech.
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