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.

May 2008
Audio
George Washington on Leadership
May 5th, 2008
54 minutes, 43 seconds
Richard Brookhiser
Richard Snow

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Richard Brookhiser and Richard Snow discuss the leadership qualities that enabled George Washington’s success in three distinguished careers: as a businessman, general, and president.

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April 2008
Audio
Ladies of Liberty
April 9th, 2008
51 minutes, 46 seconds
Cokie Roberts

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Veteran reporter and political analyst Cokie Roberts celebrates great American women and discusses her newest book.

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April 2008
Audio
The Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War
April 4th, 2008
55 minutes, 43 seconds
Drew Gilpin Faust
David W. Blight

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Two renowned Civil War historians – Drew Gilpin Faust and David W. Blight – examine the lives that were irrevocably changed by the Civil War and the mental and physical suffering of a nation.

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April 2008
Audio
Lincoln, Bush, and the War Powers of the Presidency
April 3rd, 2008
67 minutes, 56 seconds
Michael Oreskes
Frank J. Williams
Benno C. Schmidt, Jr. (Moderator)

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Benno C. Schmidt, Jr., moderates this lively discussion about the parallels between the administrations of Abraham Lincoln and George W. Bush and their interpretations of the Constitution during war time. With Michael Oreskes and Frank J. Williams.

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February 2008
Audio
Washington
February 5th, 2008
53 minutes, 20 seconds
Josiah S. Bunting III

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Josiah S. Bunting III examines the military career of George Washington in the first of three lectures on great American generals.

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