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.

April 2010
Audio
Associate Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Delivers Lecture on the Dred Scott Case
April 21st, 2010
58 min 15 sec
Associate Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer

You may need: Adobe Flash Player.

One of the most infamous Supreme Court decisions in American history, the 1857 Dred Scott v. Sandford verdict pushed the nation closer to the brink of civil war. Click here to view the written transcript

close
April 2010
Audio
The Global Financial Crisis: America Making a Comeback
April 6th, 2010
59 min 19 sec
Andrew Ross Sorkin
David M. Walker
Paul Volcker

You may need: Adobe Flash Player.

The Global Financial Crisis has changed the political and economic landscape forever. But is it over? And are we on the road to recovery?

close
March 2010
Audio
Great Historians and Their Influences: An Evening with Annette Gordon-Reed
March 18th, 2010
1 hour and 2 minutes
Annette Gordon Reed

You may need: Adobe Flash Player.

This fall, the New-York Historical Society presents an exciting new three-part program series in which distinguished historians will look back at the beginnings of their careers and at the historians and works that influenced.

close
March 2010
Audio
In the Shadow of FDR: From Harry Truman to Barack Obama
March 2nd, 2010
1 hour and 37 seconds
William E. Leuchtenburg
Jonathan Alter

You may need: Adobe Flash Player.

A ghost has inhabited the Oval Office since 1945—the ghost of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. FDR's formidable presence has cast a large shadow on the occupants of that office in the years since his death.

close
February 2010
Audio
Homer & Langley
February 23rd, 2010
58 min 39 sec
E. L. Doctorow

You may need: Adobe Flash Player.

E. L. Doctorow's new novel Homer & Langley is a fictionalized account of the Collyer brothers, two of New York's most infamous hermits.

close
Creative: Tronvig Group