Airwaves: A Collection of Radio Editorials from the Golden Apple / Edition 1

Airwaves: A Collection of Radio Editorials from the Golden Apple / Edition 1

by William O'Shaughnessy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0823219046

ISBN-13: 9780823219049

Pub. Date: 06/01/1999

Publisher: Fordham University Press

AirWAVES!, a collection of more than thirty years of editorials and commentary given by William O'Shaughnessy, encompasses a wide spectrum of Westchester life, from politics to just plain citizens.O'Shaughnessy, hailed The Squire of Westchester,by former governor Mario Cuomo, brings together a retrospective for the Golden Apple, Westchester County, providing the

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AirWAVES!, a collection of more than thirty years of editorials and commentary given by William O'Shaughnessy, encompasses a wide spectrum of Westchester life, from politics to just plain citizens.O'Shaughnessy, hailed The Squire of Westchester,by former governor Mario Cuomo, brings together a retrospective for the Golden Apple, Westchester County, providing the reader with not only a slice of his articulate style and graceful persona, but also an historiography of events and happenings in and around the county.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823219049
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
Publication date:
06/01/1999
Series:
Communications and Media Studies Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
391
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.30(d)
Lexile:
1170L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Special Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction
Pt. INelson Rockefeller
In the Back Seat on Election Eve3
Election Day Dawns6
The Governor and the Garbage8
Hope Springs Eternal10
Reports from the Republican National Convention12
Advice for the President19
Nelson Leaves Albany: Rockefeller's Last Press Conference as Governor21
Nelson Rockefeller: The Best Man for the Job24
Pigeons and Politics in Washington27
The Vice President and the Good Old Boys29
The Party of Lincoln Shoots the Messenger!32
Nelson: A Child of the Neighborhood35
Pt. IIGreat Souls and Colorful Characters
John "Shipwreck" Kelly: He Always Winked at the Caddy43
Louis Boccardi: The Down-home Press Lord47
Spiro Theodore Agnew: A Sorry Business51
Bill Scollon: Help Me with This Kennedy Thing53
William Clinton: Our President55
Richard M. Nixon: The Thirty-seventh President of the United States57
Douglas MacArthur: The Towers, Another Campaign65
Charles Malcolm Wilson: The Fiftieth Governor of New York67
Hugh Leo Carey: A Great Governor74
Alvin R. Ruskin: We'll Never See Another Like Him79
Mims Fredman: The Significant Other Fredman85
Sirio Maccioni: Maestro Sirio87
Toots Shor's Family: His Regular Clientele91
Saloon Songs: Barroom Philosophy93
William Butcher: A Stand-up Guy98
Ossie Davis: My Neighbor, the Subversive102
Anthony J. Colavita: A Legend104
John Cardinal O'Connor: An Irish Priest Makes a Sick Call107
Arthur Geoghegan: The Townie Banker109
Theodore R. Greene: Mr. New Rochelle112
Charles John Valenti: Unyielding, Unabashed Patriot122
Frederic B. Powers: The Townie126
Anthony Bruno Gioffre: "Dad, We Want You!"129
Frederic Dicker: One for the Dicker132
Bill Luddy: The Democrat135
Whitney Moore Young, Jr.: National Leader, Mortal Man, Neighbor138
Joseph P. Vaccarella: Mayor Joe140
Alex Norton: Robin Hood143
Monsignor Edward Connors: The Priest Who Sings147
Nancy Q. Keefe: She's Still There150
Vincent Bellew: The Bard of the Real People153
Vincent de Paul Draddy: InVINcible Draddy156
Edson Arantes do Nascimento: Pele, the Teacher159
Bert Williams: Mr. Soccer of Westchester161
Marty Servo: Memories Are Trophies163
Nick Manero: The Man in the White Hat166
Tocci, Jackson, and Now Jimmy Lennon168
Napoleon Holmes: The Advocate169
Evie Haas: A Very Good Lady Is Watching172
Jenny C. Murdy: She Came Away with All the Votes174
J. Raymond McGovern: "Buy Them a Drink!"177
Howard DeMarco: My Story179
Rocco Bellantoni: "You ... the Best!"182
John Bromphy: Leading the Parade186
Glenn Miller at Glen Island: Like It Used to Be188
To Bathe the Sweat190
Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli: Pope John XXIII192
Pt. IIIMario Matthew Cuomo
Reality with a Red Rose197
Cuomo and the Moonbeams200
An Implausible New Year's Day203
The Cuomo Book207
The Hound of Holliswood211
Matilda216
Cuomo Steps Out220
Don't Run, Mario!223
Immaculata Cuomo226
Pt. IVTo Life
Hunting = Killing231
War = Killing235
Abortion = Killing237
Pt. VThe First Amendment
Introduction243
Free Speech on the Airwaves (Again!)244
The Fairness Doctrine250
Porn Rock and the PMRC252
Eldridge Cleaver Must Speak258
Freedom of Expression at Iona College260
Mr. Justice "Whizzer" White Fumbles265
Issue Advertising Is the Issue268
CBS vs. Harley O. Staggers270
Pt. VIBroadcasting and the Press
William B. Williams275
John Van Buren Sullivan: The Sounds of Paris at WNEW282
American Popular Song: Is There a Place on the Dial for It?291
The Herald Tribune: Death on the Ninth Floor293
WVIP: When a Station Dies297
Charles F. McCarthy: A Legend300
The Eagle Has Landed: What Does It Mean?303
Pt. VIIAssassinations
Martin Luther King, Jr.307
Pope John Paul II: I Wonder What He'll Say310
Judge Richard Daronco: One of the Neighbors' Children311
Yitzhak Rabin: A Tribe Cries314
George Lincoln Rockwell: "Any Man's Death Diminishes Me"316
George Wallace: Blame This One on Us317
Pt. VIIIO'Shaughnessy at the Podium
William Mac O'Shaughnessy: 1904-1974321
Catherine Tucker O'Shaughnessy: 1906-1991323
John Thomas O'Shaughnessy: 1940-1998327
Martin Stone: 1915-1998331
Mario "Pop" Migliucci: 1914-1998335
Hugh Shannon: 1921-1982339
Bob Cammann: 1925-1999343
Judge Irving Kendall: A Retirement Tribute346
The Bedford Golf Club: The 100th Anniversary349
Landmark Designation for the Four Seasons Restaurant353
Epilogue: The "Golden Apple": Westchester in the New Millennium357
Afterword ...367
Index373

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