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Author O'Shaughnessy, William.
Title Airwaves : a collection of radio editorials from the Golden Apple / William O'Shaugnessy.
Imprint New York : Fordham University Press, 1999.
Edition First edition.

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Author O'Shaughnessy, William.
Series Communications and media studies ; no. 3
Communications and media studies ; no. 3.
Subject Freedom of speech -- United States.
Politicians -- United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Editorials -- New York (State) -- Westchester County.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-
New York (State) -- Politics and government -- 1951-
Westchester County (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- Anecdotes.
Westchester County (N.Y.) -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Alt Name NetLibrary, Inc.
Description xxvii, 391 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
polychrome rdacc
Edition First edition.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 0585199213 (electronic bk.) : $25.00
0823219046 (hbk.)
0823219054 (pbk.)
OCLC # 44954316
Additional Format Original (DLC) 99021445 (OCoLC)41049513.
Table of Contents
 Special Acknowledgments 
 Foreword / Mario M. Cuomo 
 Introduction / Frank Nardozzi 
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
  Cuomo Steps Out220
  Don't Run, Mario!223
  Immaculata Cuomo226
Pt. IVTo Life 
  Hunting = Killing231
  War = Killing235
  Abortion = Killing237
Pt. VThe First Amendment 
  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

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