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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.

March 2014
Audio
The Great Debate: Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the Birth of Right and Left
March 4th, 2014
1 hour
Yuval Levin, William Kristol (moderator)

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Two experts explore the roots of American political order through the men who represented each side of the left/right debate at its outset—Edmund Burke and Thomas Paine—and consider how their views continue to shape our current political discourse.

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March 2014
Audio
An Interview with Joseph Stiglitz
March 1st, 2014
1 hour and 29 minutes
Joseph E. Stiglitz, Bob Herbert (moderator)

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Joseph E. Stiglitz, a Nobel laureate in economics, explores theories of welfare economics and income and wealth distribution and considers how to ensure a more just and prosperous future.

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February 2014
Audio
The White House Series: First Mothers
February 26th, 2014
1 hour
Cokie Roberts, Elizabeth Mehren, Gil Troy, Lesley Stahl (moderator)

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To celebrate the centennial of the Women’s Suffrage Parade of 1913, experts discuss past First Mothers who have influenced a nation.

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February 2014
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The U.S. Constitution, Congress, and the Media
February 22nd, 2014
1 hour and 29 minutes
Kenji Yoshino, Robert Post, Linda Greenhouse

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Experts in constitutional law and legal history examine the interplay between the U.S. Constitution, Congress, and the media.

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February 2014
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W.E.B. Du Bois and the Fight for Black Equality
February 19th, 2014
1 hour and 10 minutes
David Levering Lewis, Khalil Gibran Muhammad (moderator)

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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Levering Lewis, in conversation with Khalil Gibran Muhammad, discusses the life and long-lasting work of one of the most prominent civil rights activists of the early 20th century.

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