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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.

February 2015
Audio
Gay Rights and the Supreme Court
February 28th, 2015
Linda Greenhouse, Robert Post, Kenji Yoshino

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Three experts discuss gay rights and how the Supreme Court’s anticipated hearings and decisions will impact this timely issue.

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February 2015
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Le Conversazioni: An Evening with Jonathan Demme
February 24th, 2015
Jonathan Demme, Antonio Monda (moderator)

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Enriched with screen clips from his past films, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Jonathan Demme, in conversation with Antonio Monda, offers unique insight into the major influences on his career.

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February 2015
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The American Revolution and the Fate of the British Empire
February 21st, 2015
Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy

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Historian Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy dispels the commonly-accepted myth of British incompetence and explores how the Americans achieved their surprising victory.

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February 2015
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Great Battles of the Civil War: The Wilderness and Beyond
February 18th, 2015
James M. McPherson, Craig L. Symonds, Harold Holzer (moderator)

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Renowned historians relive the military struggles during the 1864 battles for the Wilderness—including Sheridan’s Ride, The Crater, and Jubal Early’s Raid on Washington.

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February 2015
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The Voting Rights Act of 1965
February 11th, 2015
Randall Kennedy

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Professor Randall Kennedy examines the origins, designs, and consequences of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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