Museum and Library Closures

The New-York Historical Society will be closed on September 23, and select spaces will be closed September 24. 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.

October 2012
Audio
Halftime in America: Is a Competitive Renaissance Beginning?
October 23rd, 2012
1 hour
Nancy R. Lazar
David A. Moss
Robert Wolf
Byron R. Wien (moderator)

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Four financial experts discuss America’s evolving role as an economic leader and the steps necessary for it to remain a leading international force in the 21st century and beyond.

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October 2012
Audio
America's Unwritten Constitution
October 16th, 2012
1 hour
Akhil Reed Amar
Linda Greenhouse (moderator)

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Preeminent constitutional scholars Akhil Reed Amar and Linda Greenhouse explore the relationship and intersections between America’s written and unwritten Constitutions.

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September 2012
Audio
Winter of the World
September 18th, 2012
1 hour and 5 minutes
Ken Follett
Charles Osgood (moderator)

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Bestselling author Ken Follett, in conversation with Charles Osgood, discusses his new book, Winter of the World, a tale of five families living through the upheaval of the 1930s and 1940s.

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July 2012
Audio
Beer Appreciation Night: The History and Renaissance of American Brewing
July 10th, 2012
58 minutes 44 seconds
Garrett Oliver
Steve Hindy
Debra Schmidt Bach
Nina Nazionale
Gabrielle Langholtz (moderator)

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Panelists discuss the history of American brewing in New York City, home to more than 100 breweries a century ago.

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June 2012
Audio
Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power
June 7th, 2012
59 minutes 30 seconds
Steve Coll
Kati Marton (moderator)

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In conversation with Kati Marton, Steve Coll sheds light on ExxonMobil and the larger-than-life characters who have contributed to its colossal story.

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