Arthur Bell interviews John Wojtowicz, 1972-08-22Additional title: Arthur Bell collection of recorded interviews
NamesBell, Arthur (Arthur Irving) (Interviewer)Wojtowicz, John, 1945-2006 (interviewee.)Bell, Arthur (Arthur Irving) (interviewer.)
Arthur Bell Collection of Recorded Interviews, 1970-1980
Dates / OriginDate Captured: 19720822Date Captured: 19700801
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LDC 52794Shelf locator: *LTC 4525
TopicsWojtowicz, John, 1945-2006 -- InterviewsBank robberies -- United StatesBrigands and robbers -- United States -- Interviews
GenresInterviewsInterviews (Sound recordings)
NotesInterview 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 Description2 streaming audio files (approximately 46 min)Digital, stereo.
DescriptionTrack 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 ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19991160Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7a09f510-8a98-0131-816c-58d385a7bbd0
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