After the Show Show: Fiorello LaGuardia
Former NYC mayor legacy on stage
- Duration 6:40
- Date Mar 7, 2013
Former NYC mayor legacy on stage
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I -- ranking be good to your radio show.
Get to know him because he just needs time you know the -- but we've what do you.
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The other person -- I don't get a look at the Tony referred to is Tony La Bianca he stars in his show right here in your TV it's all about.
Fiorello LaGuardia who was so great they -- the airport after him it's called the little flower.
-- to get that -- From Fiorello means little slalom and the united -- the -- -- after him but he's the one who initiated getting it built.
As long a long -- JFK.
He -- seen he had all the plans he's quite he's quite a fill in terms of -- -- -- -- to -- with.
The things that he did -- incredible.
He -- he had -- -- fourteen public housing developments fifteen outdoor swimming pools 25 new hospitals -- five -- schools 340 tennis courts 360.
Doing a re doing all -- -- a lot of shovel ready for that right yet -- was really -- rhetoric if you -- -- -- rich and JFK airport of course before.
This was a -- and -- him in the Fort -- he wasn't called.
You don't know I'm no no yeah Floyd Bennett field but he's he did he get all the plans Ford.
He he he started off from the -- -- -- you talked in their bracket show about how you overcame.
Different things and -- you you say that he was the no he was no -- yes.
And is the people's mayor what -- voice you know get that line judges and made by the sort of high pitched yet he had a strange voice.
-- do it -- if you're like okay he says.
Health -- the -- strike isn't old.
And I suppose that children don't want to hear something about this funny -- do you miss them.
You know he had he -- he read the newspaper when there was a newspaper strike -- he read the comics to the kids.
So he was just colorful and -- lovable and also he really got things done that's my important thing in his play through because it's the message and it everything I do in the play.
Relates to what's going on our country now.
And that's what they -- -- congressman react to.
-- and the and the people and the he had the amount applause for the lines that are being said.
It's amazing -- reduced in Washington I was just down on Washington with the with congress and did the show for them and and at the end quote submit their comments were tremendous on both sides of the aisle and that's the did the wonderful thing about the -- No matter what side of the aisle you're on you think I'm talking to you.
And it's a healing message because it is a fusion.
-- -- -- monitor in the Washington to help them out well I'm trying to go back is meant that the talking about me coming back into doing you showed the the library congress.
It's a big stuff that it's it really -- I really wish she would come to see -- because it is tremendous education.
I think -- -- Bryant and then we're gonna come see darn good I'm.
He doesn't know this yet but that's not but I but I think I will make that offer and -- do that means.
I do I do I do anything tell me what you want to come and I'll arrange everything the heart of the to have a hit Broadway I mean and mean she must be.
One of the hardest things to do is to have a hit Broadway Show you know we've we've talked about television ratings and all -- kind of thing now you know it's then he you know.
A long process sued to have a great hit television show.
But but probably is a different beast.
It is indeed and unfortunately.
-- crowd which is always influenced by something.
Influenced by 11.
The review of the New York Times and you don't get that -- you really in trouble which is rather remains.
I want to play last night and an actress walked on stage and at the -- -- applaud that you know.
But as soon as the critic tells tells them she's one wonderful she will get a hand every night.
It's remarkable it's remarkable how this kind of thing works that they like sheep.
As if they're PG file if -- have followed the they followed with -- what if David critic says and they go with -- don't go.
As if that person knows.
Everything you know then.
But does that affect LaGuardia was was quite a showman he would burst into Broadway shows and take over the ban lead and be the -- She had a whole background is fun it was it was -- but that's a little weird we let you go yeah.
He would do those things and he was very friendly with within the theatrical people in fact one of the things is amazing that Abbott & Costello.
They raised millions and millions of dollars in bonds during World War II they were the highest raising the money you could imagine and it's back then.
I mean I think it was like twentieth -- forty million dollars and they -- -- for the war effort.
And he was a big fan of this time.
But he's a -- holidays special going on now in where where I want to know -- we're opening on the eleventh.
And which is right around the corner and Jon -- in the TDs who is a who's running for May have.
He's the -- loans -- CDs and red apple group.
He's a billionaire -- he's just he's taking 99 cents by the way for the -- run.
He had -- out ten shows -- she's using mice show.
As a -- plate for his.
Running for May have -- the LaGuardia fusion ticket.
Which assays are real -- healing thing and if you can if you can gather both sides of the aisle to listen to you and employed at the same time about the same things.
-- making common sense and logic and that's reliable about how to fix this country just likely -- -- and I'm and I'm really.
Devoted to doing that I've been doing the play for awhile for every place -- -- and they do it while it's great to have you back to publish.
Check it out at Tony lo Bianco dot com for all the showtime and for Peugeot issues.
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