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A compilation of various film clips featuring Peter Quinn.

No Irish Need Apply

Excerpt from the 1993 television program, No Irish Need Apply, in which Peter Quinn discusses the inspiration for Margaret O'Driscoll, a key character from his acclaimed novel, Banished Children of Eve.

Peter Quinn on William Kennedy at NYS Writers Institute in 1999

Quinn, Frank McCourt and Dennis Smith discuss the impact of the work of author William Kennedy.

A New Look at Tammany Hall

A program at CUNY, Irish New York: A New Look at Tammany Hall and Its Legacy."
Quinn was joined by panelists Pete Hamill, Terry Golway and Richard Welch.

New York: A Documentary Film Clip #1

Directed by Ric Burns. (Originally aired on PBS, 1999).
The Arrival of the Famine Irish in New York.

New York: A Documentary Film Clip #2

Directed by Ric Burns. (Originally aired on PBS, 1999).
America's Perception of the Famine Irish.

New York: A Documentary Film Clip #3

Directed by Ric Burns. (Originally aired on PBS, 1999).
The Great Migration.

New York: A Documentary Film Clip #4

Directed by Ric Burns. (Originally aired on PBS, 1999).
Irish and African Americans.

New York: A Documentary Film Clip #5

Directed by Ric Burns. (Originally aired on PBS, 1999).
Walt Whitman.

New York: A Documentary Film Clip #6

Directed by Ric Burns. (Originally aired on PBS, 1999).
The Prelude to the NYC Draft Riots.

The Long Journey Home Clip #1

Directed by Tom Lennon. (Originally aired on PBS, 1998).
An Industrial Army.

The Long Journey Home Clip #2

Directed by Tom Lennon. (Originally aired on PBS, 1998).
John Hughes.

The Long Journey Home Clip #3

Directed by Tom Lennon. (Originally aired on PBS, 1998).
The Impact of the Famine.