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.

June 2014
Audio
The Scorpion's Sting: Antislavery and the Coming of the Civil War
June 5th, 2014
James Oakes
Edna Greene Medford

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Experts offer a fresh account of slavery and the Civil War, exploring the idea that a peaceful path to abolition could have been taken.

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May 2014
Audio
Clouds of Glory: The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee
May 27th, 2014
Michael Korda

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Bestselling author Michael Korda explores Robert E. Lee, the compelling figure, who, as the leading Confederate General, provided the Union with a most fierce adversary.

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May 2014
Audio
Surge: My Journey with General David Petraeus and the Remaking of the Iraq War
May 20th, 2014
1 hour 3 minutes
Peter R. Mansoor
David H. Petraeus
Max Boot (Moderator)

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Using newly declassified documents, unpublished manuscripts, interviews, and more, two retired U.S. Army veterans, Col. Peter Mansoor and Gen. David Petraeus, share their unique insider’s view of the most decisive phase of the Iraq War—“the surge.”

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May 2014
Audio
Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America
May 13th, 2014
57 minutes 44 seconds
Donald L. Miller

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Author Donald L. Miller explores the cultural history of Jazz Age Manhattan, revealing why ambitious innovators of change flocked to the city in the 1920s, transforming America in the process.

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May 2014
Audio
Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution
May 8th, 2014
1 hour 5 minutes
Nathaniel Philbrick

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Award-winning author and historian Nathaniel Philbrick reignites the flames of the Battle of Bunker Hill and offers a fresh perspective on this turning point that sparked the American Revolution.

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