Museum Open Monday

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Monday, December 22. 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 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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November 2007
Audio
American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies in the Founding of the Republic
November 29th, 2007
53 minutes and 30 seconds
Joseph J. Ellis
Richard Brookhiser

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Joseph J. Ellis and Richard Brookhiser shine a light on the achievements and failures of the Founding generation.
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