Museum Open Monday

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Monday, December 22. For details, please visit our calendar.

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.

December 2012
Audio
An Evening with Edmund Morris: Guard of Honor and the Morality of War
December 13th, 2012
1 hour
Edmund Morris

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Distinguished biographer Edmund Morris speaks about James Gould Cozzens’s Pulitzer Prize-wining war novel, Guard of Honor.

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December 2012
Audio
The Importance of Being Lucky: Robert Morgenthau and WWII
December 11th, 2012
56 minutes, 36 seconds
Robert M. Morgenthau
Tom Brokaw (moderator)

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In conversation with Tom Brokaw, Robert M. Morgenthau shares his own remarkable experiences of World War II.

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December 2012
Audio
Three Days at Gettysburg
December 4th, 2012
1 hour and 2 minutes
James M. McPherson
Craig L. Symonds
Harold Holzer (moderator)

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Renowned Civil War historians James M. McPherson, Craig L. Symonds, and Harold Holzer walk us step by step through the first half of the Battle of Gettysburg, the battle that changed the course of American history forever.

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November 2012
Audio
Joseph P. Kennedy and World War II
November 28th, 2012
57 minutes, 47 seconds
David Nasaw

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Focusing on his experiences during World War II, celebrated historian David Nasaw brings to life Joseph P. Kennedy’s story from unrestricted and exclusive access to the Joseph P. Kennedy papers.

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November 2012
Audio
Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1945-1956
November 27th, 2012
58 minutes, 49 seconds
Anne Applebaum
Jacob Weisberg (moderator)

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Anne Applebaum and Jacob Weisberg discuss the lost civilization of the Soviet bloc, its cruelty, paranoia, and broken-down morality.

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