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.

November 2010
Audio
Breakthrough: The Dramatic Story of the Discovery of Insulin and the Era of New Hope
November 2nd, 2010
53 min 11 sec
Arthur Ainsberg
Phil Southerland
Jonathan Engel

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Drawing from the history of insulin’s discovery and its transformative effects in treating Type 1 diabetes, experts examine how people across the country are leading the fight to control both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes today.

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October 2010
Audio
Washington: A Life
October 19th, 2010
56 min 2 sec
Ron Chernow
Stacy Schiff (Moderator)

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In this program, celebrated biographer Ron Chernow sits down with Stacy Schiff and brings to life a dashing, passionate man of fiery opinions and many moods, shattering the stereotype of Washington as a stolid, unemotional man. Chernow also describes a canny political genius who shaped the new federal government and inspired a new nation.

Stacy Schiff is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Vera (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov), Saint-Exupéry: A Biography, and A Great Improvisation: Franklin France, and the Birth of America. Her most recent biography is Cleopatra: A Life. Ron Chernow is the National Book Award-winning author of Alexander Hamilton, The House of Morgan, and Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. His most recent book is Washington: A Life.

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October 2010
Audio
High Financier: The Lives and Time of Siegmund Warburg
October 5th, 2010
53 min 38 sec
Niall Ferguson

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Niall Ferguson tells the story of Siegmund Warburg, a refugee from Hitler’s Germany who rose to become one of the dominant figures in finance in post-war Europe. He was one of the architects of European financial integration and a key advisor to governments in London, Tokyo and Jerusalem. An obsessive perfectionist with an aversion to excessive risk, Warburg came to embody the ideals of high finance and was as much a psychologist, politician, and actor-manager as he was a banker.

Niall Ferguson is a best-selling author and a writer and presenter of television documentary series. He is Laurence A. Tisch Professor at Harvard University and a senior research fellow of Jesus College, Oxford University. His latest book is High Financier: The Lives and Time of Siegmund Warburg.

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May 2010
Audio
Tales of the Grateful Dead and New York
May 27th, 2010
53 min 42 sec
Gary Lambert
Pete Fornatale
Carol Brightman
Lenny Kaye

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From the free concerts in Tompkins Square and Central Park to Filmore East and Madison Square Garden, the Grateful Dead considered New York a second home for much of the band's 30-year touring career...

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May 2010
Audio
Madison and the Constitution, Part II
May 11th, 2010
57 min 11 sec
Gordon Wood
Benno Schmidt
Sean Wilentz

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He was a delegate to the Continental Congress, the Father of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, a founder of his party, and one of the first presidents of the United States.

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