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What's going on : two radio programs

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What's going on : two radio programs
Additional title: What's going on (Radio program)
Danko, Rick (Interviewee)
Korda, Michael, 1933- (Interviewee)
Beller, Anne Scott (Interviewee)
Snow, Leida (Interviewer)
Ogle, John (Host)
WPIX-FM (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) (Distributor)

Leida Snow collection of audio interviews and reports on theater, culture and arts

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1977-12-26
Date Created: 1977-12-18
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1869
Danko, Rick -- Interviews
Korda, Michael, 1933- -- Interviews
Beller, Anne Scott -- Interviews
Beller, Anne Scott. Fat and thin : a natural history of obesity
Korda, Michael, 1933-. Success
Musicians -- Canada
Authors -- Interviews
Christmas radio programs
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Christmas carol
Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863. Night before Christmas
Mohr, Joseph, 1792-1848. Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht
Gruber, Franz Xaver, 1787-1863. Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht
Radio programs
Literary readings (Radio programs)
Bibliographic history: Title provided by cataloger.
Performers: The story of Scrooge: Jim Kerr (Tiny Jim), Dennis Quinn (The ghost of Christmas past), Bruce Hodgson (The ghost of Christmas present), Alex Hayes (The ghost of Christmas yet to come), Michael Ellis (The boy with the goose), Phyllis Gianese [?] (Jim's mother), John Ogle (Scrooge), Leida Snow, narrator (Part 1). Leida Snow and John Ogle, hosts and interviewers (Part 2).
Venue: Broadcast on WPIX-FM [1977 December 26, 18] New York, N.Y.
Acquisition: Gift; Leida Snow, 2009.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 124 minutes) : analog, stereo
Part 1. Special Christmas edition of the radio program including two short radio plays ("The story of Scrooge", based on "A Christmas carol" by Dickens, and the story of the hymn "Silent night"), the story of "The night before Christmas" the poem by Clement Moore, and various songs of the season.Part 2. Radio program reviews various cultural events in New York City that were held before the Christmas holidays of 1977, and announcements of upcoming events, such as releases of new albums and concert tours of popular musicians. Includes interview with Michael Korda, who talks about his book "Success!"; interview with Rick Danko, Canadian musician, bassist, songwriter and singer, best known as a member of the Band, who talks about his experience working with Bob Dylan; interview with Anne Scott Beller, who talks about her book "Fat and thin : a natural history of obesity," and discusses the factors that influence body weight, moving from primitive man and his genetic legacy through recent ethnological, ecological, physiological, psychological, and cultural findings; radio announcements, and commercials.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 945987983
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20931806
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3e8be560-78b7-0136-0861-0d38427935c3
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1977: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "What's going on " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1977 - 1977.

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "What's going on " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 31, 2020.

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