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.

January 2014
Audio
Culture Shock: New York and Paris, 1913
January 15th, 2014
1 hour and 3 minutes
Leon Botstein
Barbara Haskell
Dale Marsha Gregory (moderator)

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Leon Botstein, Principal Conductor of the American Symphony Orchestra, Barbara Haskell, Curator at the Whitney Museum, and Dale Marsha Gregory, Vice President for Public Programs at N-YHS discuss the cultural context of the 1913 Armory Show and the debut of Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring in Paris.

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January 2014
Audio
Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War
January 14th, 2014
1 hour
Robert M. Gates
David Gregory (moderator)

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Former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates delivers a behind-the-scenes account of his service under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama while the nation was embroiled in two difficult wars.

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January 2014
Audio
Grant Takes Vicksburg
January 7th, 2014
1 hour
James M. McPherson
John F. Marszalek
Harold Holzer (moderator)

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Three Civil War historians discuss the operations that made up one of the most remarkable military campaigns of the American Civil War: Maj. Gen. Grant’s 47-day siege of Vicksburg.

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December 2013
Audio
Gettysburg: The Last Invasion
December 18th, 2013
1 hour and 3 minutes
Allen C. Guelzo
Louis P. Masur (moderator)

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Allen C. Guelzo depicts the momentous battle of Gettysburg with both terror and reverence, relating the true grittiness behind the lines, the daily lives of horrified civilians, and the role of politics in military tactics.

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December 2013
Audio
Great Generals—General Ulysses S. Grant and the Way We Look at War
December 14th, 2013
54 minutes 29 seconds
Jean Edward Smith

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Jean Edward Smith explores the legacy of General Ulysses S. Grant, one of the greatest military leaders in American history.

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