Best-selling author Walter Isaacson, president and CEO of The Aspen Institute, and American philanthropist David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, delve into the captivating minds of history’s most creative and inventive thinkers. Discover the defining qualities shared by the world’s most imaginative geniuses, and learn how innovators from Benjamin Franklin to Steve Jobs have stimulated progress by daring to think outside the box.
Did you miss one of New-York Historical's recent public programs? Recordings of select programs are available here as streaming audio.
Podcasts of select programs are also available on New-York Historical’s iTunes U library. These files can easily be downloaded and played on any Mac, PC or portable device and even burned to a CD.
Bryan Stevenson charts his remarkable journey to combat injustice and racial discrimination and explores how compassion can transform our courts.
Three eminent historians explore how, after making Georgia “howl” by marching his army from Atlanta to the sea, Union General William T. Sherman led an even more destructive march—through the Carolinas.
Financial author Roger Lowenstein reveals the rich history and key players behind the drama-filled creation of America’s central bank, which ultimately enabled the young country to become a global financial powerhouse.
Andrew Roberts discusses de Gaulle’s leadership, showing how his response to the Fall of France was always admired by Churchill and FDR, even while they clashed with his rebarbative personality.