Books and Authors Luncheon

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


103545. Books and Authors Luncheon. October 26, 1948. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Billy Rose (speaking about his book, "Wine, Women and Words"), Robert Sherwood (speaking about his book about Franklin Roosevelt). 22:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

105678. Books and Authors Luncheon. November 23, 1948. WNYC, New York City. The broadcast originates from the Astor Hotel, New York City. General Eisenhower addresses The American Booksellers Association and discusses his book, "Crusade In Europe." His considers the possibility of another war and the role of religion in American life. Dwight Eisenhower. 5:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Excerpt.

103546. Books and Authors Luncheon. January 17, 1949. WNYC, New York City. Hiram Bingham (speaking about his book about Machu Picchu), Emily Kimbrough. 15:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103600. Books and Authors Luncheon. February 15, 1949. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Sigmund Spaeth (speaking about his book, "The History Of Popular Music In America." He also plays and sings). 16:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Excerpt.

103547. Books and Authors Luncheon. December 16, 1949. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host, with laryngitis), Helen Rogers Reid (substitute host), George C. Kenney (speaks about his book, "General Kenney Reports"), Carl Carmer (speaking about his books, "Dark Trees To The Wind"). 32:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103601. Books and Authors Luncheon. November 10, 1950. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Emily Kimbrough (speaking about her book, "The Innocents From Indiana"), W. Somerset Maugham (who speaking about writers and publishing), Mark Clark (who speaks about his experiences during the war, including the story about General Patton and a dog). 43:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103574. Books and Authors Luncheon. January 23, 1951. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Herman Liebert (speaking about his book, "Boswell's London Journals"), Cornelia Otis Skinner (speaking about her book, "A Subscriber To The Symphony"), John Gunther (speaking about his book, "The Riddle Of MacArthur"). 71:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103548. Books and Authors Luncheon. October 30, 1951. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Rachel Carson (speaking about her book, "The Sea Around Us"), James MacDonald (speaking about his book, "My Mission In Israel"), Jimmy Durante (he speaks about his childhood and his nose), Jules Buffano, Jack Roth. 20:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103541. Books and Authors Luncheon. November 23, 1951. WNYC, New Yok City. The program originates from the Grand Ballroom of the Hotel Astor, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Samuel Shellabarger (who speaks about his book, "Lord Chesterfield and His World"), Ogden Nash (who speaks about his book, "Parents Keep Out"), William O. Douglas (who speaks about his book, "Strange Lands and Friendly People"). 57:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

103542. Books and Authors Luncheon. November 27, 1952. WNYC, New York City. The program originates from the Grand Ballroom of the Hotel Astor). Don't miss Bennett Cerf's joke about a pregnant woman. Irita Van Doren (host), Elizabeth Vining (speaking about her book "Windows For A Crown Price"), Bennett Cerf (speaking about his book, "Good For A Laugh"), Robert Moses (who speaks about his autobiography, "Robert Moses: Builder For Democracy"). 58:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

103535. Books and Authors Luncheon. February 18, 1953. WNYC, New York City. Benjamin Thomas speaks about his several books about Abraham Lincoln. Arthur Meyer speaks about his book, "Merely Colossal." David Liliienthal speaks about his book, "Big Business, A New Era." Irita Van Doren (host), Benjamin Thomas, Arthur Meyer, David Lilienthal. 56:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

103577. Books and Authors Luncheon. March 10, 1953. WNYC, New York City. The program originates from the Grand Ballroom of the Hotel Astor. Irita Van Doren (host), Eleanor Ruggles (speaking about her book, "Prince Of Players"), Maurice Herzog (speaking about his book, "Annapurna"), Frederick Lewis Allen (speaking about his book, "The Big Change"). 51:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

103536. Books and Authors Luncheon. April 29, 1953. WNYC, New York City. The program originates from the Hotel Astor, New York City. Irita Van Doren, William L. White (speaks about his book, "Back Down The Ridge"), Quentin Reynolds (discusses his book, "The Amazing Mr. Doolittle"), Tyrone Power (discusses his book and reads from, "John Brown's Body"). 54:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

103559. Books and Authors Luncheon. October 7, 1953. WNYC, New York City. The program originates from the Grand Ballroom of the Hotel Astor. Irita Van Doren (host), James Michener (speaks about his book, "The Bridges At Toko-Ri"), Agnes Meyer (speaks about her autobiography "Education For A New Morality"), Will Durant (speaking about his book, "The Renaissance"). 56:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103584. Books and Authors Luncheon. January 21, 1954. WNYC, New York City. The program originates from the Grand Ballroom of the Hotel Astor, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Leslie Stevens (speaks about the current state of the USSR and Communism), Mari Sandoz (speaking about her book, "Cheyenne Autumn"), Chester Bowles (speaking about the time he spent in India and Asia). 59:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

103560. Books and Authors Luncheon. March 16, 1954. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Gilbert Highet (speaking about his book, "Man's Unconquerable Mind"), Arthur C. Clarke (speaking about his book, "Prelude To Space"), Elmer Davis (speaking about both Gilbert Highet and Arthur C. Clarke). 52:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

103557. Books and Authors Luncheon. June 24, 1954. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Jacques Barzun (speaking about his book, "God's Country and Mine"), Richard Lockridge (speaking about the "Mr. and Mrs. North" books), Heinrich Harrer (speaking about his book, "Seven Years In Tibet"). 55:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103558. Books and Authors Luncheon. October 26, 1954. WNYC, New York City. The program originates from the Grand Ballroom of the Hotel Astor, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Francis Taylor (speaking about his book, "Fifty Centuries Of Art"), Tom Davis (speaking about his book, "Doctor To The Islands"), Lydia Davis (speaking about her book, "Doctor To The Islands"), Bernard Baruch (speaking about his book, "Philosophy For Our Time"). 44:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103571. Books and Authors Luncheon. November 13, 1954. WNYC, New York City. The program originates from the Grand Ballroom of the Hotel Astor, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Theodore White (speaking about his book, "Fire In The Ashes"), Peter Freuchen (speaking about his book, "Vagrant Viking"), Deems Taylor (speaking about his book, "Some Enchanted Evening"). 48:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

103572. Books and Authors Luncheon. January 19, 1955. WNYC, New York City. The program originates from the Hotel Astor, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), George Kimble (speaking about his book, "Our American Weather"), Marcia Davenport (speaking about her book, "My Brother's Keeper"), Ernest Gruening (speaking about Alaska). 65:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

103569. Books and Authors Luncheon. February 15, 1955. WNYC, New York City. The program originates from the Hotel Astor, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Jim Bishop (speaking about his book, "The Day Lincoln Was Shot"), Barbara Ward (speaking about her book, "Faith and Freedom"), Carl Carmer (speaking about his book, "The Susquehanna"). 51:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

103570. Books and Authors Luncheon. March 15, 1955. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Walter Henry Thompson (speaking about his book, "Assignment Churchill"), Jean Ritchie (speaking about her book, "Singing Family Of The Cumberlands"), Telford Taylor (speaking about his book, "Grand Inquest: The Story Of Congressional Investigations"). 57:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103567. Books and Authors Luncheon. April 19, 1955. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Quentin Reynolds (speaking about his book, "Headquarters"), John P. Marquand (speaking about his book, "Sincerely, Willis Wayde"), Clifton Fadiman. 56:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103566. Books and Authors Luncheon. October 18, 1955. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Herman Wouk (speaking about his book, "Marjorie Morningstar"), Edward Weeks (speaking about his book, "The Open Heart"), John Gunther (speaking about his book, "Inside Africa"). 61:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

103565. Books and Authors Luncheon. November 22, 1955. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Chester Bowles (speaking about his book, "The New Dimensions Of Peace"), A. C. Spectorsky (speaking about his book, "The Exurbanites"), Guthrie McClintic (speaking about his acting career). 61:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

105704. Books and Authors Luncheon. 1956. WNYC, New York City. Grover Whalen speaks about his recent autobiography, "Mr. New York." It makes for interesting listening. The session is complete; there is no announcer open nor close. Irita Van Doren (host), Grover Whalen. 17:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Part of a longer program.

103568. Books and Authors Luncheon. January 17, 1956. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Grover Whelan (speaking about his autobiography, "Mr. New York"), Marguerite Higgins (speaking about reporting from Russia), Steve Allen (speaking about his television show). 57:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103563. Books and Authors Luncheon. February 22, 1956. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Alec Waugh (speaking about his book, "Island In The Sun"), Leonard Larabee (speaking about his book, "Mr. Franklin"), Theodore Sorensen (speaking about John Kennedy and "Profile In Courage"). 57:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103561. Books and Authors Luncheon. March 30, 1956. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Walter Lord (speaking about his book, "A Night To Remember"), William Keating (speaking about his book, "The Man Who Rocked The Boat" and crime in New York), Herbert Kubly (speaking about his book, "American In Italy"). 56:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

103564. Books and Authors Luncheon. April 17, 1956. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Charles Cameron (speaking about his book, "The Truth About Cancer"), Nile Ivanovna Magidoff (speaking about becoming an American), Edwin O'Connor (speaking about his book, "The Last Hurrah"). 58:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103562. Books and Authors Luncheon. October 13, 1956. WNYC, New York City. Irita is presented with a television set (her first). The guest authors dkiscuss their latest books. Irita Van Doren (host), Kathryn Hulme, Edward Everett Tanner III, Arthur Holly Compton, Maurice Dolbier (host). 60:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103579. Books and Authors Luncheon. November 20, 1956. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Peter Freuchen (speaking about his book, "The Legend Of Daniel Williams"), Edward Streeter (speaking about his book, "Merry Christmas, Mr. Baxter"), George Schuster (speaking about the Hungarian revolution). 52:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103582. Books and Authors Luncheon. January 30, 1957. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Bruce Catton (speaking about his book, "This Hallowed Ground"), Joe E. Brown (speaking about his book, "Laughter Is A Wonderful Thing"), Marian Anderson (speaking about her book, "My Lord, What A Morning"). 58:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103581. Books and Authors Luncheon. February 19, 1957. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Don Whitehead (speaking about his book, "The FBI Story"), Henriette Rosenberg (speaking about her book, "The Walls Came Tumbling Down"), S. J. Perelman. 53:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103580. Books and Authors Luncheon. March 10, 1957. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Maurice Dolbier (host), Mark Van Doren (Irita's brother-in-law, speaking about his book, "Don Quixote's Profession"), Clifton Fadiman (speaking about his book, "Fantasia Mathematica"), Charles Snow (speaking about his book, "The Conscience Of The Rich"). 50:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103554. Books and Authors Luncheon. March 19, 1957. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), James Michener (speaking about the Hungarian revolution), Laura Fermi (speaking about her book, "Atoms In The Family: My Life With Enrico Fermi"), Gilbert Highet (speaking about his book, "Juvenal The Satirist: A Study"). 58:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103573. Books and Authors Luncheon. April 30, 1957. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Charles Van Doren (nephew of Irita, speaking about his book, "Lincoln's Commando"), Gypsy Rose Lee (speaking about her career in show business), Walter Lord (speaking about his book, "Day Of Infamy"). 56:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103550. Books and Authors Luncheon. October 22, 1957. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Walter Kerr (speaking about his book, "Pieces At Eight"), Bennett Cerf (speaking about his book, "Reading For Pleasure"), Edward Weeks (editor of "The Atlantic Monthly"), Bernard Baruch (speaking about his autobiography, "Baruch: My Own Story"). 57:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103544. Books and Authors Luncheon. December 2, 1957. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Willy Ley (speaking about his book, "Rockets, Missiles and Space Travel"), Eleanor Robeson Belmont (speaking about her memoir), Whitney Griswold (President of Yale). 57:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103543. Books and Authors Luncheon. January 13, 1958. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Vance Packard (speaks about his book, "The Hidden Persuaders"), Mary Margaret McBride (who speaks about her book, "The Mary Margaret McBride Encyclopedia Of Cooking"), Henry Kissinger (speaking about the report on foreign policy he worked on for the Rockefeller Brothers Fund). 57:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

103555. Books and Authors Luncheon. February 17, 1958. WNYC, New York City. Maurice Dolbier (host), Kay Thompson (speaking about her book, "Eloise"), Ruth Slencynska (speaking about her book, "Childhood"), Dean Acheson (speaking about his book, "A Citizen Looks At Congress"). 53:54. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

103556. Books and Authors Luncheon. April 17, 1958. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Elmo Roper (speaking about the "near-science" of public opinion research), Edna Ferber (speaking about her book, "Ice Palace"), John Gunther (speaking about his book, "Inside Russia Today"). 57:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103553. Books and Authors Luncheon. October 27, 1958. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Fannie Hurst (speaking about her book, "Anatomy Of Me"), Vladimir Nabokov (speaking about his book, "Lolita"), Agnes De Mille (speaking about her book, "Promenade Home"). 69:14. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

103552. Books and Authors Luncheon. April 13, 1959. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Harry Overstreet (speaking about his book, "What We Must Know About Communism"), Bonaro Overstreet (speaking his his book, "What We Must Know About Communism"), Alexander King (speaking about his book, "Mine Enemy Grows Older"), James Conant (speaking about his book, "A Study Of The American High School"). 56:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103549. Books and Authors Luncheon. January 18, 1960. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Maurice Dolbier (host), Cornelius Ryan (speaks about his book, "The Longest Day"), John T. Wilson (speaks about the science and technology of Communist China), Alan Drury (speaks about the political scene in Washington, D.C.). 51:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103590. Books and Authors Luncheon. April 11, 1960. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Maurice Dolbier (host), Perle Mesta (speaking about her autobiography, "Perle"), Jessamyn West (speaking about literature), Pierson Dixon. 52:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103551. Books and Authors Luncheon. November 21, 1960. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), William L. Shirer (speaking about his book, "The Rise and Fall Of The Third Reich"), Peter Ustinov (speaking about his book, "The Loser"). 31:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103537. Books and Authors Luncheon. February 19, 1961. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Maurice Dolbier (host, book reviewer for The New York Herald Tribune), Theodore White (speaks about his book, "The Making Of The President"), Edward Streeter (speaks about his book, "Chairman Of The Bored"), Leo Rosten (speaks about his career and books). 50:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103592. Books and Authors Luncheon. February 20, 1961. WNYC, New York City. Maurice Dolbier (host), Morris West (speaking about his book, "The Devil's Advocate"), Mary Ellen Chase (speaking about being a teacher and travel), Noel Coward (speaking about his book, "Pomp and Circumstance"). 51:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103539. Books and Authors Luncheon. March 21, 1961. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Maurice Dolbier (host), Ernest Gann (speaking about his book, "Fate Is The Hunter"), Mitchell Wilson (speaking about his book, "Meeting At A Far Meridian"), Lewis Mumford (who does not speak about his book, "The City In History," but speaks instead about "pregnancy and prenatal care and childbirth among authors"). 54:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

103540. Books and Authors Luncheon. April 17, 1961. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Maurice Dolbier (host), John Gardner (speaks about his book, "Excellence: Can We Be Equal and Excellent Too?"), Cedric Hardwicke (speaks about his book, "A Victorian In Orbit"), Barbara Ward (speaks about her book, "India and The West"). 48:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103538. Books and Authors Luncheon. March 19, 1962. WNYC, New York City. Maurice Dolbier (host), Frederic Morton (speaks about his book, "The Rothschilds: Portrait Of A Dynasty"), Jane Jacobs (speaks about her book, "The Death and Life Of Great American Cities"), Cris Alexander (speaks about and performs from his book, "Little Me: The Intimate Memoirs Of That Great Star Of Stage, Screen and Television, Belle Poitrine"), Patrick Dennis (speaks about and performs from his book, "Little Me: The Intimate Memoirs Of The Great Star Of Stage, Screen and Television, Belle Poitrine"). 53:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103591. Books and Authors Luncheon. April 17, 1962. WNYC, New York City. Maurice Dolbier (host), Paul Hyde Bonner (speaking about diplomacy after the war), Barbara Tuchman (speaking about the challenges of writing history), Walter Kerr (speaking about his book, "The Decline Of Pleasure"). 54:12. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

103596. Books and Authors Luncheon. December 3, 1962. WNYC, New York City. Maurice Dolbier (host), Yousuf Karsh (speaking about his career in photography), Cornelia Otis Skinner (speaking about her book, "Elegant Wits and Grand Horizontals"), Francis Biddle (speaking about his political career). 53:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103589. Books and Authors Luncheon. January 14, 1963. WNYC, New York City. Maurice Dolbier (host), Richard Powell (speaking about his book, "I Take This Land"), Walter Slezak (speaking about his book, "What Time's The Next Swan?"), Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. (speaking about the role of the historian). 54:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103595. Books and Authors Luncheon. April 29, 1963. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Gerold Frank (speaking about his book, "The Deed"), Peter Ustinov (speaking about artists and authors), Adolf Berle (speaking about working with Ed Murrow on a book for Latin American readers). 54:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103594. Books and Authors Luncheon. February 10, 1964. WNYC, New York City. Maurice Dolbier (host), Frederick Barghoon (speaking about his book, "Soviet Foreign Propaganda"), Peter Blake (speaking about his book, "God's Own Junkyard: The Planned Deterioration Of America's Landscape"), Maurine Neuberger (speaking about the health risks of cigarettes). 52:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103593. Books and Authors Luncheon. April 14, 1964. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Maurice Dolbier (host), Huntington Hartford (interviewed by Dolbier about his book, "Armageddon Of Art", Maurice Druon (who does not speak English and says very little), Edward Stone (speaking about the Hartford Gallery Of Modern Art, which he designed), James Britt Donovan (speaking about his book, "Strngers On A Bridge"), Karl Menninger (speaking about his book, "The Vital Balance"). 58:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103598. Books and Authors Luncheon. November 30, 1964. WNYC, New York City. Maurice Dolbier (host), Gore Vidal (speaking about his book, "Julian"), Louis Auchincloss (speaking about his book, "The Rector Of Justin"), David Lilienthal (speaking about his book, "Change, Hope and The Bomb"). 53:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103597. Books and Authors Luncheon. 1965. WNYC, New York City. Maurice Dolbier (host), Marquis Childs (speaking about his book, "The Peacemakers"), Han Suyin (describes her writings as a Belgian-Chinese), William Redfield (speaking about his book, "Letters From An Actor"). 58:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103602. Books and Authors Luncheon. February 15, 1965. WNYC, New York City. Maurice Dolbier (host), Marya Mannes (speaking about her book, "Will It Sell?"), Morris West (speaking about his book, "The Ambassadors"), Willard Wirtz (speaking about technology, "social engineering" and the labor situation). 54:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103583. Books and Authors Luncheon. March 15, 1965. WNYC, New York City. Irita Van Doren (host), Maurice Dolbier (host), Arthur C. Clarke (speaking about his book, "Prelude To Mars"), John D. Rockefeller III (speaking about his work, "The Performing Arts: Problems and Prospects"), Henry Barnes (speaking about his book, "The Man With Red and Green Eyes"). 44:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103588. Books and Authors Luncheon. October 18, 1965. WNYC, New York City. Maurice Dolbier (host), Richard Whalen (speaking about civic duty and a sense of New York history), Sammy Davis Jr. (speaking about his book, "Yes I Can"), Theodore Sorensen (speaking about his book, "Kennedy"). 57:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

105662. Books and Authors Luncheon. November 17, 1965. WNYC, New York City. Hallie Burnett discuss her book, "Watch On The Wall," about the divided city of Berlin. Robin Moore discuss his book, "The Green Berets" about the elite fighters in Vietnam. The appearance of the authors are complete, but there is no announcer open and close. Hallie Burnett, Robin Moore. 51:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

103587. Books and Authors Luncheon. November 29, 1965. WNYC, New York City. Maurice Dolbier (host), Jules Feiffer (speaking about comic books when he was young), Alfred Kazin (speaking about his book, "Starting Out In The Thirties"), Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. (speaking about his book, "A Thousand Days"). 47:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103586. Books and Authors Luncheon. January 16, 1966. WNYC, New York City. Maurice Dolbier (host), David Schoenbrun (speaking about his book, "The Three Lives Of Charles De Gaulle"), Bennett Cerf (speaking about his book, "Laugh Day"), Barbara Tuchman (speaking about her book, "The Proud Tower"), Janet Flanner Genet (introduces David Schoenbrun). 63:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103585. Books and Authors Luncheon. February 14, 1966. WNYC, New York City. Maurice Dolbier (host), Rex Stout (speaking about his book, "The Doorbell Rang"), Helen Hayes (speaking about her career), William O. Douglas (speaking about his book, "The Wilderness Bill Of Rights"). 50:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

104201. Books and Authors Luncheon. April 18, 1966. WNYC, New York City. The last program of the season. Maurice Dolbier (host), Irita Van Doren (host), A. E. Hotchner (speaking about his book, "Papa Hemingway"), Marguerite Young (speaking about her book, "Miss MacIntosh, My Darling"), Arthur Goldberg (speaking about his book, "The Defenses Of Freedom; The Public Papers of Arthur J. Goldberg"). 46:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

104200. Books and Authors Luncheon. October 17, 1966. WNYC, New York City. The first program of the season. Maurice Dolbier (host), Rowland Evans (discusses his biography of Lyndon Johnson), Robert Novak (discusses his biography of Lyndon Johnson), Rebecca West (speaks about her book, "The Birds Fall Down"), Sam Levenson (speaks about his book, "Everything But Money"). 65:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103578. Books and Authors Luncheon. January 16, 1967. WNYC, New York City. Maurice Dolbier (host), Robert Crichton (speaking about his book, "The Secret Of Santa Vittoria"), Cornelia Otis Skinner (speaking about her book, "Madame Sarah"), Garson Kanin (speaking about her book, "Remembering Mr. Maugham"). 73:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103575. Books and Authors Luncheon. January 16, 1967. WNYC, New York City. Maurice Dolbier (host), Louis Auchincloss (speaking about his book, "Tales Of Manhattan"), William Atwood (speaking about his book, "The Reds and The Blacks"), Leo Rosten (speaking about his book, "The Joys Of Yiddish"). 44:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

103576. Books and Authors Luncheon. November 4, 1968. WNYC, New York City. Maurice Dolbier (host), Chet Huntley (speaking about his book, "The Generous Years: Remembrances Of A Frontier Boyhood"), Marc Connelly (speaking about his memoirs, "Voices Offstage"), Abe Fortas (speaking about his work on the Supreme Court). 51:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

Report contains 72 programs.