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WINS

(Spoken-word CD - 1967 )
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The first 14 min. of disc 1 contains music; the remainder of the discs contain news programming and commercials. News stories covered in reports include negotiations to end a strike of New York City social workers; race riots in Milwaukee, Detroit, Riviera Beach, Florida, Portland, Oregon, Witchita, Kansas, Newburg, New York, Erie, Penn., and other cities; reactions to the civil disturbances from President Lyndon B. Johnson, Michigan governor George Romney, New York City mayor John Lindsay, and Congress of Racial Quality (CORE) leader Floyd McKissick; contract disputes with the New York City teachers' union; developments in the Vietnam War, including reports on ground fighting and the destruction of the aircraft carrier Forrestal, and criticism of the war and American foreign policy from various quarters, including reports on comments by Martin Luther King, Jr.; an earthquake in Venezuela; a gathering of Latin American communist leaders in Cuba for a solidarity conference; an uprising in Wuhan, China; a legislative campaign against store-front blood banks in New York; Charles De Gaulle's comments in support of independence for Quebec; the death of German industrialist Alfried Krupp; arrests in connection with the robbery of a mail truck in Plymouth, Mass.; a walk-out by telephone repairmen in Brooklyn; diplomatic negotiations between Israel and Egypt in the aftermath of the 6-Day War; California governor Ronald Reagan's surgery to remove bladder stones; plans for the 1968 Democratic and Republican presidental nominating conventions; the release of Rolling Stones band-members Mick Jagger and Keith Richards after arrest on drug charges, including discussion of comments by George Harrison on the legalization of marijuana; the introduction of a New York state program to combat rat infestation; new legislation limiting the types of second jobs that can be held by New York City policemen; a conference on the problems of inner-city schools at Sarah Hale vocational high school in Brooklyn; the marriage of the Earl of Harewood to Patricia Tuckworth; the search for mountain-climbers lost on Mount McKinley during a blizzard; controversy surrounding Rev. Peter O'Reilly being denied a position at Southern Illinois University; the delivery of smallpox vaccine to Costa Rica; the introduction of a new gun control measure in the U.S. Congress. In addition to brief news reports, there are commentaries by Irwin Cannon and Carl T. Rowan on the roots of the race riots and how they should be addressed; and excerpts from speeches or comments by Mayor John V. Lindsay; Floyd McKissick; Governor George Romney; Albert Shanker, president of the American Federation of Teachers; Cyrus Vance; U.N. Secretary General U Thant; Senator J. William Fullbright; Congressman George Aiken; Vice President Hubert Humphrey; and Urban League leader Whitney Young, Jr.
Title: WINS
[sound recording] : [news broadcast]
Publisher: 1967
Characteristics: 24 sound discs (ca. 1494 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes: Sound quality is fair, but volume is low and there is tape hiss
Title and contents from original containers
Excerpts from broadcasts on the WINS radio network, consisting of news headlines, stories and commentaries, weather, sports, stock reports, fashion and consumer reports, commercials and public service announcements
Contents: July 31, 1967: 5:00 am-7:54 am
5:23 pm-8:35 pm
July 31, 1967: 7:54 am-11:04 am
8:35 pm-11:45 pm
July 31, 1967: 11:04 am-2:15 pm
Aug. 1, 1967: 11:45 pm-2:30 am
July 31, 1967: 2:15 pm-5:23 pm
Aug. 1, 1967: 2:30 am-5:24 am
Disc 1 (78 min.)
Disc 2 (41 min.)
Disc 3 (69 min.)
Disc 4 (78 min.)
Disc 5 (43 min.)
Disc 6 (70 min.)
Disc 7 (79 min.)
Disc 8 (43 min.)
Disc 9 (71 min.)
Disc 10 (72 min.)
Disc 11 (77 min.)
Disc 12 (43 min.)
Disc 13 (78 min.)
Disc 14 (43 min.)
Disc 15 (69 min.)
Disc 16 (78 min.)
Disc 17 (43 min.)
Disc 18 (71 min.)
Disc 19 (77 min.)
Disc 20 (43 min.)
Disc 21 (70 min.)
Disc 22 (78 min.)
Disc 23 (43 min.)
Summary: The first 14 min. of disc 1 contains music; the remainder of the discs contain news programming and commercials. News stories covered in reports include negotiations to end a strike of New York City social workers; race riots in Milwaukee, Detroit, Riviera Beach, Florida, Portland, Oregon, Witchita, Kansas, Newburg, New York, Erie, Penn., and other cities; reactions to the civil disturbances from President Lyndon B. Johnson, Michigan governor George Romney, New York City mayor John Lindsay, and Congress of Racial Quality (CORE) leader Floyd McKissick; contract disputes with the New York City teachers' union; developments in the Vietnam War, including reports on ground fighting and the destruction of the aircraft carrier Forrestal, and criticism of the war and American foreign policy from various quarters, including reports on comments by Martin Luther King, Jr.; an earthquake in Venezuela; a gathering of Latin American communist leaders in Cuba for a solidarity conference; an uprising in Wuhan, China; a legislative campaign against store-front blood banks in New York; Charles De Gaulle's comments in support of independence for Quebec; the death of German industrialist Alfried Krupp; arrests in connection with the robbery of a mail truck in Plymouth, Mass.; a walk-out by telephone repairmen in Brooklyn; diplomatic negotiations between Israel and Egypt in the aftermath of the 6-Day War; California governor Ronald Reagan's surgery to remove bladder stones; plans for the 1968 Democratic and Republican presidental nominating conventions; the release of Rolling Stones band-members Mick Jagger and Keith Richards after arrest on drug charges, including discussion of comments by George Harrison on the legalization of marijuana; the introduction of a New York state program to combat rat infestation; new legislation limiting the types of second jobs that can be held by New York City policemen; a conference on the problems of inner-city schools at Sarah Hale vocational high school in Brooklyn; the marriage of the Earl of Harewood to Patricia Tuckworth; the search for mountain-climbers lost on Mount McKinley during a blizzard; controversy surrounding Rev. Peter O'Reilly being denied a position at Southern Illinois University; the delivery of smallpox vaccine to Costa Rica; the introduction of a new gun control measure in the U.S. Congress. In addition to brief news reports, there are commentaries by Irwin Cannon and Carl T. Rowan on the roots of the race riots and how they should be addressed; and excerpts from speeches or comments by Mayor John V. Lindsay; Floyd McKissick; Governor George Romney; Albert Shanker, president of the American Federation of Teachers; Cyrus Vance; U.N. Secretary General U Thant; Senator J. William Fullbright; Congressman George Aiken; Vice President Hubert Humphrey; and Urban League leader Whitney Young, Jr.
Original Version: Original format : 4 sound reels (ca. 1494 min.; 3 3/4 in. per sec.; 1 channel). Originally recorded in 1967
Funding Information: Preservation was funded by the Jerome Robbins Foundation
Linking Entry Complexity: Forms part of: Jerome Robbins Collection. Audio materials
Local Note: Oral History Archive
Archive original: *MGZTO 7-2895 JRC reels 1-4
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Gift; Estate of Jerome Robbins, 1999. NN-PD
Subject Headings: Romney, George W., 1907-1995 Reagan, Ronald Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 Robbins, Jerome Radio advertising Radio journalism Québec (Province) History Autonomy and independence movements New York (N.Y.) Social conditions New York (N.Y.) History 1951- Labor unions United States Labor disputes United States Vietnam War, 1961-1975 African Americans Social conditions 1964-1975 Race riots Krupp, Alfried, 1907-1967 Obituaries
Topical Term: Radio advertising
Radio journalism
Labor unions
Labor disputes
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
African Americans
Race riots
Additional Contributors: Fulbright, J. William - 1905-1995 - (James William),
Thant - 1909-1974
Shanker, Albert
Humphrey, Hubert H. - 1911-1978 - (Hubert Horatio),
Vance, Cyrus R. - 1917-2002 - (Cyrus Roberts),
Romney, George W. - 1907-1995
Lindsay, John V. - (John Vliet)
McKissick, Floyd B. - 1922-1991 - (Floyd Bixler),
Cannon, Irwin
Rowan, Carl T. - 1925-2000 - (Carl Thomas),
WINS (Radio station : New York, N.Y.)
Found in: Jerome Robbins Collection
Estate of Jerome Robbins. dnr
Research Call Number: *MGZTL 4-2895 JRC discs 1-24
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