Jewish Immigration to America

Plymouth Rock 1949

Title

Plymouth Rock 1949

Date

1949

Subject

Radio
Holocaust Survivors
Immigration Quotas

Description

CCDP (Citizens Committee on Displaced Persons) radio program "Plymouth Rock 1949," written by Paul Tripp, produced by Ted Hudis,  and broadcast  on WNYC. It features a banjo-strumming/singing Uncle Sam (Ray Middleton) who presents a musical argument for opening the doors of America to increased numbers of refugees and points to analogies between them and pilgrims who came on the Mayflower.

Creator

Plymouth Rock Radio

Source

Max and Frieda Weinstein Archive of YIVO Sound Recordings

Publisher

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

Format

MP3

Language

English

Type

Radio Broadcast

Identifier

YIVO RG 130 43.01

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Citation

Plymouth Rock Radio, “Plymouth Rock 1949,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed October 21, 2021, https://immigrationusa.yivo.org/items/show/6397.
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