Arthur Bell interviews John Wojtowicz, 1972-08-22

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Title
Arthur Bell interviews John Wojtowicz, 1972-08-22
Additional title: Arthur Bell collection of recorded interviews
Names
Bell, Arthur (Arthur Irving) (Interviewer)
Wojtowicz, John, 1945-2006 (interviewee.)
Bell, Arthur (Arthur Irving) (interviewer.)
Collection

Arthur Bell Collection of Recorded Interviews, 1970-1980

Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 19720822
Date Captured: 19700801
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LDC 52794
Shelf locator: *LTC 4525
Topics
Wojtowicz, John, 1945-2006 -- Interviews
Bank robberies -- United States
Brigands and robbers -- United States -- Interviews
Genres
Interviews
Interviews (Sound recordings)
Notes
Interview by Arthur Bell, most probably conducted for his popular column "Bell tells" in the Village Voice.
Title supplied by cataloger from information on original cassette.
Streaming files were created in two parts; track IDs have been inserted every five minutes on service compact disc for reference purposes.
Venue: Recorded 1972 August 22 (track 1) and 1972 August 1 (tracks 3-6) [New York, N.Y.]
Additional physical form: Service compact disc (1 audio disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.) copied from archival original, available in *LDC 52794.
Acquisition: Gift; Bell Estate; 1990 NN-RHA.
Forms part of Arthur Bell collection of recorded interviews, 1970-1980, *L (Special) 90-32.
Physical Description
2 streaming audio files (approximately 46 min)
Digital, stereo.
Description
Track 1 (7 min.) In a telephone call that Arthur Bell makes to John Wojtowicz (known in the New York gay community as Little John Basso) while the infamous Brooklyn (New York) bank robbery (August 22, 1972) is underway, Bell tries to convince Basso, the culprit of the event, to give up hostages and turn himself in.Track 2 (5 min.) Excerpt from unidentified meeting.Tracks 3-6 (17 min.) Excerpts from various speeches held during the meeting of NDC [New Democratic Coalition?] convention (August 1, 1970).Tracks 7-9. Excerpts from various meetings and conversations Arthur Bell held with unidentified people.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19991160
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7a09f510-8a98-0131-816c-58d385a7bbd0
Copyright Notice
Patrons can access streaming audio files online only onsite at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Access to original items restricted.
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 19720822: Captured (Approximate)
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Arthur Bell interviews John Wojtowicz, 1972-08-22