Robert Moses

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Listen! The 1964 World's Fair in Sound

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The 1964 World's Fair openedĀ 50 years ago this week. In this archive joint, master builder Robert Moses, former Governor Charles Poletti and a cornucopia of others preview attractions...

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A Conflicted Portrait of Robert Moses,'The Builder for Democracy'

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Moses laments the atmosphere of distrust that has arisen around government, the result of "altogether too many newspapers" conducting too many investigations.
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Portrait of Robert Moses, The Master Builder

Tuesday, January 01, 1980

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WNYC archives id: 33929


Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens Dedication Ceremonies

Saturday, June 03, 1967

Robert Moses, World's Fair President hosts the dedication of Corona Park in Flushing Meadows at the Singer Bowl Arena.


World's Fair site returned to New York City, as a park (Flushing Corona Park)

Saturday, June 03, 1967

Robert Moses and Mario J. Cariello recall highlights of the Fair, particularly the events surrounding their convincing Pope John to include a Vatican pavilion, in this ceremony renaming the World's Fair Grounds as Flushing Corona Park.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 150484


New York City: The Next Ten Years

Thursday, May 05, 1966

New York Coliseum's 10th anniversary symposium, "What is NYC's future --the next 10 years", featuring speeches by Robert C. Wood, Theodore Keel, Timothy Costello and Robert Moses.


Press Conference

Monday, January 17, 1966

Poor quality audio.

We interrupt the regular program of Masterwork Hour with a special news conference with Mayor john Lindsay. Swearing in and discussion with Arthur E. Palmer, Jr., Transportation Administrator, chairman.

After the swearing in, Palmer and Lindsay take questions from reporters. Some ...


Battery Park Garage Annex Ground-Breaking Ceremonies

Friday, December 17, 1965

The first publicly owned parking garage in New York City is about to expand.


Adlai Stevenson Memorial at the Illinois Pavilion, World's Fair

Thursday, August 26, 1965

Robert Moses at the opening of the Adlai Stevenson Memorial at the NY World's Fair


World's Fair, N.Y.C. Metropolitan Area Science Contest Awards breakfast

Sunday, August 22, 1965

Science awards at the World's Fair heliport.


Robert Moses Speech before NYS Judicial Conference

Thursday, July 08, 1965

Robert Moses defends the 1964 New York City's World's Fair in this speech in front of the New York State Judicial Conference.


National Educational Association Convention, NYC World's Fair.

Saturday, June 26, 1965

This is an awards ceremony during the NEA Day convention at the World's Fair. The program is as follows:
Invocation Marie Meecham, the Deputy Director of the City Teacher's Association
Star Spangled Banner with organ accompaniment
Robert Moses speaks
Dr. Lois Edinger, NEA president, receives a ...


Dedication of the Delacorte Animated Clock, Central Park Zoo

Thursday, June 24, 1965

Speakers: Newbold Morris, Commissioner. of Parks; Robert Moses; Constance Baker Motley, Manhattan Boro President; George T. Delacorte; Cassandra Delacorte

The program opens with the National Anthem by the NYC Sanitation Band. Newbold Morris introduces Robert Moses with a long list of his accomplishments. He describes George Delacorte's ...


N.Y.C. Dept. of Parks Ft. Hamilton Playground at foot of Verrazano Bridge, Brooklyn

Wednesday, June 23, 1965

Speakers: Robert Moses; Abe Stark; Newbold Morris; Paul Screvane; Laurence S. Rockefeller. A Robert Moses love-fest.

Robert Moses speaks about the initial "rules" for these projects. Not one agency. The federal government puts up 90% and the state 10%. Playground comes from Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority. ...


Churchill Pavillion

Thursday, April 29, 1965

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Introduction at World's Fair by Robert Moses; Tribute to Winston Churchill
by Mr. Joyce Hall of Hallmark (sponsor of pavilion). The tribute features many of Churchill's paintings. Message from successor of ...


Robert Moses Reminisces of Bill O'Dwyer

Wednesday, December 09, 1964

Robert Moses reports about his experiences with Mayor Bill O'Dwyer. Moses says that he liked O'Dwyer. A reporter asks Moses if O'Dwyer is the last of the Irish politicians? Moses says that he doesn't think there is an end to the kind of rags to riches immigrant stories that the ...


Verrazano Narrows Bridge Dedication

Saturday, November 21, 1964

Everyone congratulates Moses.


American Horticultural Society

Wednesday, September 30, 1964

Speakers: Robert Moses; Dr. Wyman; Mr. Carew all speak of World's Fair in NYC and the role of horticulture in the fair's success. Program incomplete

Introduction by Dr. Charles Meyer.

Robert Moses points out horticulture's contribution to the World's Fair. How landscaping makes the ...


Hall of Science Dedication

Wednesday, September 09, 1964

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Shorter version of T249, T250, Catalog # 6186.

Dedication of the World's Fair Hall of Science. City Council President Paul Screvane opens the dedication by describing how the ...


Opening of New York World's Fair for 1964

Wednesday, April 22, 1964

President LBJ celebrates the 'genius of man' at the opening of the World's Fair.