Museum Open Monday

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Monday, December 29, 10am-6pm. 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.

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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June 2013
Audio
Pacific War Turning Point: Midway or Guadalcanal?—Part 1
June 8th, 2013
1 hour and 5 minutes
Richard B. Frank
Craig L. Symonds

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Experts Richard B. Frank and Craig L. Symonds discuss the turning point of the Pacific War, including the Battle of Midway, the Marine landings on Guadalcanal, and the campaign for the Solomon Islands.

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June 2013
Audio
Pacific War Turning Point: Midway or Guadalcanal?—Part 2
June 8th, 2013
1 hour
Richard B. Frank
Craig L. Symonds

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Experts Richard B. Frank and Craig L. Symonds discuss the turning point of the Pacific War, including the Battle of Midway, the Marine landings on Guadalcanal, and the campaign for the Solomon Islands. Each speaker delivers a brief lecture, followed by an on-stage conversation.

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June 2013
Audio
Foreign Policy Begins at Home: The Case for Putting America's House in Order
June 4th, 2013
59 minutes 27 seconds
Richard N. Haass
Roger Hertog (moderator)

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In conversation with Roger Hertog, Richard N. Haass raises large strategic questions about U.S. foreign policy, touching upon key issues facing our country’s national security and prosperity.

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