Fishko Files

Fishko Files

Episodes

  • Jacqueline Kennedy's White House

    Aug 20, 2014 | 8 min
    In the simpler days of television, all three networks aired a tour of the White House led by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy. As WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us, a stunning number of Americans tuned in and took notice. Here is the next Fishko Files. (Produced in February 2012). WNYC Production Credits Associate Producer: Laura Mayer Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister WNYC Newsroom Editor: Karen Frillmann
  • Alex North

    Aug 13, 2014 | 8 min
    Composer Alex North was best known for his sharp and observant film scores, including the iconic music for "Streetcar Named Desire" --but his music always spoke for itself. In this archival edition of Fishko Files, WNYC's Sara Fishko provides details on the work of one of Hollywood's most modest citizens (March 2012). WNYC Production Credits... Associate Producer: Laura Mayer Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister Managing Editor, WNYC News: Karen Frillmann
  • Steve Post

    Aug 6, 2014 | 7 min
    As the radio world mourns his loss, a remembrance, in this edition of Fishko Files, of the irreplaceable Steve Post --our friend and colleague going back 40 years.
  • Let There Be Light

    Jul 30, 2014 | 8 min
    As World War Two was ending in the mid 1940s, John Huston began to make a film for the US Army on veterans who’d been psychologically damaged in battle. As WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us, the film “Let There Be Light” was filled with gripping footage of ailing veterans. But the film never saw the light of day until thirty-five years later. Here is this Fishko Files (first aired in April 2012)… WNYC Production Credits... Associate Producer: Laura Mayer Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister Managing Editor, WNYC News: Karen Frillmann
  • Ms.

    Jul 23, 2014 | 8 min
    In this Fishko Files, Ms. Fishko considers the honorific "Ms.," its checkered history and final entry into common usage. WNYC Production Credits Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister Associate Producer: Laura Mayer WNYC Newsroom Editor: Karen Frillmann

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