Museum Closure

The New-York Historical Society will close at 3pm on November 26 and remain closed through November 27. 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.

February 2012
Audio
Women and the White House, Part II
February 7th, 2012
1 hour 1 minute
Cokie Roberts
Kati Marton
Gil Troy
Lesley Stahl (moderator)

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Continuing the conversation from February 2011’s program, Women and the White House, experts look back at the many influential women in the history of America’s highly elected office.

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January 2012
Audio
Sherman and the North Advance
January 31st, 2012
1 hour 3 minutes
James M. McPherson
John F. Marszalek
Harold Hozler (moderator)

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Union General William T. Sherman’s epic march from Atlanta to the sea remains one of the most astonishing military feats in American history — as well as one of the most controversial. Three historians ask the tough questions — and provide authoritative answers.

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January 2012
Audio
SYMPOSIUM: The Age of Revolution: A Whole History - Session 1: The Haitian Revolution and Human Rights, Keynote Address
January 21st, 2012
1 hour 12 minutes
Laurent Dubois

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Professor Dubois discusses the ways in which enslaved people shaped the development and application of ideas of equality and human rights during the Age of Revolution.

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January 2012
Audio
SYMPOSIUM: The Age of Revolution: A Whole History - Session 2: Adventures in the Archives—Discovering the Treasures of the Age of Revolution
January 21st, 2012
1 hour 6 minutes
Jeremy D. Popkin
Patrick Tardieu
Julia Gaffield
Ted Widmer (moderator)

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Experts explore the challenges and opportunities inherent in the study of the Haitian Revolution, a cataclysmic event that left a particularly complicated paper trail.

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January 2012
Audio
SYMPOSIUM: The Age of Revolution: A Whole History - Session 3: The Caribbean and the United States in the Revolutionary Era
January 21st, 2012
1 hour 6 minutes
J. Michael Dash
Cathy Matson
Ashli White
Ira Berlin (moderator)

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Distinguished scholars of the Atlantic world outline the great swells of revolution and the counter-revolutionary undertow that swept across the Atlantic at the end of the eighteenth and the beginning of the nineteenth centuries.

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