Museum Closure

The New-York Historical Society will close at 3pm on November 26 and remain closed through November 27. 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.

June 2014
Audio
Neptune: The Allied Invasion of Europe and the D-Day Landings
June 7th, 2014
Craig L. Symonds

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One of the greatest naval historians of our time sheds light on the remarkable but little-known naval arm of the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944—Operation Neptune—the largest seaborne military assault in history.

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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
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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