They Were Expendable (1945)

Speaker: 
Mary Owen
Craig L. Symonds
Ron Simon
Fri, June 7th, 2013 | 7:00 pm

TICKETS

Admission to the film programs is free in conjunction with New-York Historical’s Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6-8 PM). No advanced reservations are possible for these events. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 PM. Auditorium doors open at 6:30 PM (unless otherwise noted).

The Gang’s All Here (1943)

Speaker: 
Richard Brody
Will Friedwald
Fri, March 22nd, 2013 | 7:00 pm

TICKETS

Admission to the film programs is free in conjunction with New-York Historical’s Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6-8 PM). No advanced reservations are possible for these events. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 PM. Auditorium doors open at 6:30 PM (unless otherwise noted).

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Memorial Day

Sun, May 26th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 4–7.

Watching the Memorial Day parade with his mother, Marco wishes that his abuelo were there to enjoy the celebration. After all, his grandfather is a veteran, and the parade is in his honor! Join us to learn what surprise Marco’s mother and grandfather have in store for him!

Memorial Day Surprise by Theresa Golding

Support for the Macy's Sunday Story Hour provided by the Macy's Foundation.
 

Sophia’s War – Meet the Author Avi

Speaker: 
Avi
Sun, March 24th, 2013 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Hear beloved children’s book author and Newbery Medalist, Avi, as he reads from Sophia’s War, talks about digging into the American Revolution, and takes questions from you, the audience! Avi will be available to sign books after the program. This event is a special presentation of the Reading into History family book club

About Sophia's War

New Thinking on the American Revolution

Speaker: 
Marc A. Genest
Edward G. Lengel
Sat, May 4th, 2013 | 9:00 am - 12:15 pm

A series of Saturday programs presented in collaboration with the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

EVENT DETAILS

Registration and Continental Breakfast
9 am

Forebodings of Armageddon

Speaker: 
Michael S. Neiberg
John H. Maurer
Sat, April 6th, 2013 | 9:00 am - 12:15 pm

A series of Saturday programs presented in collaboration with the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

EVENT DETAILS

Registration and Continental Breakfast
9 am

Grant and Sherman

Speaker: 
John F. Marszalek
Harold Holzer (moderator)
Tue, April 2nd, 2013 | 6:30 pm

Note: This event is sold out

 

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Ulysses S. Grant and William T. Sherman were two of the most famous — and some might say infamous — generals of the American Civil War. Two historians gather to discuss the lives, careers, and complicated legacies of Grant and Sherman.

Three Days at Gettysburg, Part II

Speaker: 
James M. McPherson
John F. Marszalek
Harold Holzer (moderator)
Wed, May 8th, 2013 | 6:30 pm

Note: This event is sold out

 

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In July 1863, Union and Confederate troops met in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and in three days forever changed the course of American history. Three of America’s most renowned Civil War historians discuss one of the bloodiest and most haunting battles of the American Civil War.

Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America’s Fight Over World War II

Speaker: 
Lynne Olson
Tom Brokaw (moderator)
Thu, March 28th, 2013 | 6:30 pm

Note: This event is sold out.

 

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At the center of the debate over American intervention in World War II were the two most famous men in America: President Franklin D. Roosevelt and aviator Charles Lindbergh. The stakes could not have been higher; the combatants were larger than life. Join us for a frank discussion of the bitter clash that divided the nation, with the future of democracy and the fate of the free world hanging in the balance.

My Share of the Task

Speaker: 
Stanley A. McChrystal
Walter Russell Mead (co-moderator)
Roger Berkowitz (co-moderator)
Sun, March 10th, 2013 | 5:00 pm

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Co-sponsored by the Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities at Bard College

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