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.

October 2013
Audio
The Supreme Court and Affirmative Action
October 3rd, 2013
1 hour and 6 minutes
Randall Kennedy

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Harvard law professor Randall Kennedy explores the complex history of the Supreme Court's recent ruling on affirmative action and argues why it still plays an obligatory role in modern America.

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October 2013
Audio
Lincoln's Citadel: The Civil War in Washington, DC
October 1st, 2013
1 hour and 3 minutes
Kenneth J. Winkle
Harold Holzer (moderator)

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Civil War experts examine how Lincoln and his administration managed to mold a town rife with ideological and political division into a beacon for the Union’s cause.

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June 2013
Audio
Larry Kramer and The Normal Heart
June 26th, 2013
1 hour and 3 minutes
Larry Kramer
Tony Kushner (moderator)

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In conjunction with the exhibition AIDS in New York: The First Five Years, this special program reflects on Larry Kramer’s life and the lasting significance of his award-winning play The Normal Heart.

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June 2013
Audio
The Great Degeneration
June 19th, 2013
1 hour and 2 minutes
Niall Ferguson

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Bestselling author Niall Ferguson tackles the question of what exactly is amiss with the once dominant Western civilization and its degenerating institutions.

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June 2013
Audio
Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence
June 11th, 2013
1 hour and 5 minutes
Joseph J. Ellis
Stacy Schiff (moderator)

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Joseph J. Ellis and Stacy Schiff examine a crescendo moment in American history: the summer of 1776, when the thirteen colonies came together to secede from the British Empire.

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