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February 2017
Audio
The American President, Part II
February 13th, 2017
William E. Leuchtenburg, Harold Holzer (moderator)

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Celebrated presidential historians reflect on the end of a tumultuous 2016 campaign season, exploring how presidents, candidates, and elections have evolved from the time of Theodore Roosevelt to the present day.

Duration: 1:01:43

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February 2017
Audio
The Legacy of Reconstruction
February 11th, 2017
David W. Blight, Eric Foner, Edna Greene Medford, Harold Holzer (moderator)

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In continued commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Reconstruction, leading historians discuss the transformative post-Civil War Era and its impact on the course of American history.

Duration: 1:31:52

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February 2017
Audio & Video
History with David M. Rubenstein: A Conversation with Doris Kearns Goodwin
February 10th, 2017
Doris Kearns Goodwin, David M. Rubenstein (moderator)

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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin in conversation with American philanthropist David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, explores the qualities of a good leader—a topic she is currently tackling in a forthcoming book—through the lens of the American presidents she has surveyed during her distinguished career as a biographer. Presented as part of New-York Historical's annual Weekend with History: Palm Beach.

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February 2017
Audio
The Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America
February 9th, 2017
Ethan Michaeli, Brent Staples (moderator)

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Join us for a discussion on race in America through the lens of the legendary black newspaper, The Chicago Defender, which chronicled and influenced the history of the 20th century.

Duration: 1:05:01

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January 2017
Audio
Prohibition and the Rise of the American State
January 31st, 2017
Lisa McGirr, Eric Foner (moderator)

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Experts uncover a more complex history behind the 18th Amendment and explore how American Prohibition served as a period of political coercion that propelled FDR to the presidency and expanded the federal government’s reach.

Duration: 56:23

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