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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.

December 2013
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Great Generals—General Creighton Abrams: From World War II to the Vietnam War
December 14th, 2013
1 hour and 15 minutes
Lewis Sorley

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Lewis Sorley identifies and explores the unique attributes that made General Creighton Abrams a remarkable leader.

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December 2013
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Great Generals—General Ulysses S. Grant and the Way We Look at War
December 14th, 2013
54 minutes 29 seconds
Jean Edward Smith

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Jean Edward Smith explores the legacy of General Ulysses S. Grant, one of the greatest military leaders in American history.

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December 2013
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From Pearl Harbor to Normandy
December 7th, 2013
1 hour and 29 minutes
Rick Atkinson

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Author Rick Atkinson discusses the sacrifices, shortcomings, and eventual triumph of the American-led coalition of Western allies that fought to defeat Hitler, Mussolini, and the Axis powers.

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December 2013
Audio
End of Days: The Final Hours of John F. Kennedy
December 4th, 2013
1 hour and 2 minutes
James L. Swanson

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Bestselling author James L. Swanson hones in on John F. Kennedy’s doomed trip to Texas, revealing lesser-known details about the final 48 hours of the late President’s life.

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November 2013
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The Founders at Home: The Building of America, 1735–1817
November 12th, 2013
Myron Magnet, Richard Brookhiser (moderator)

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Drawing on the lives of Washington, Hamilton, Jefferson and others, author Myron Magnet questions what kind of America the Founding Fathers sought to create and how they united as one to achieve a historical feat.

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