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.

February 2014
Audio
Foreign Policy with David Sanger and Richard Haass
February 4th, 2014
1 hour
David E. Sanger
Richard N. Haass

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Focusing on President Obama’s unforeseen foreign policy challenges, David E. Sanger, in conversation with Richard N. Haass, highlights key issues for present and future U.S. foreign policy makers.

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January 2014
Audio
The Kennedy Presidency
January 22nd, 2014
1 hour
Ira Stoll
David Greenberg
David Nasaw (moderator)

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Experts examine the trials and tribulations of John F. Kennedy’s 34 months as president—both domestic and international—and explore why the specter of the 35th President remains ever-present in the American consciousness.

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January 2014
Audio
The Village: 400 Years of Beats and Bohemians, Radicals and Rogues
January 21st, 2014
1 hour and 5 minutes
John Strausbaugh

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Author John Strausbaugh explores the colorful, rowdy, and at times tragic story of the bohemian enclave known as Greenwich Village.

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January 2014
Audio
Culture Shock: New York and Paris, 1913
January 15th, 2014
1 hour and 3 minutes
Leon Botstein
Barbara Haskell
Dale Marsha Gregory (moderator)

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Leon Botstein, Principal Conductor of the American Symphony Orchestra, Barbara Haskell, Curator at the Whitney Museum, and Dale Marsha Gregory, Vice President for Public Programs at N-YHS discuss the cultural context of the 1913 Armory Show and the debut of Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring in Paris.

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January 2014
Audio
Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War
January 14th, 2014
1 hour
Robert M. Gates
David Gregory (moderator)

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Former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates delivers a behind-the-scenes account of his service under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama while the nation was embroiled in two difficult wars.

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