Museum Open

The New-York Historical Society Museum & Library will be open on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25. For details, please visit our calendar.

Other Events at N-YHS
CNN Original Series Sneak Peek
Wed, June 18th, 2014 | 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

This event is FREE.
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The Sixties: A Long March to Freedom (1960-1968)
Selma, Birmingham, and the March on Washington are re-examined by eyewitnesses to history. Diane Nash, U.S. Representative John Lewis. U.S. Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton, Reverend C.T. Vivian, Bob Moses, Diane McWhorter, Taylor Branch, David Garrow, and Isabel Wilkerson give critical context to the moral mission of the Civil Rights Movement through remembrances and first-hand accounts of the lunch counter sit-ins, Freedom Rides, Freedom Summer, integration, and the Children's Crusade. Introduced by CNN anchor Don Lemon.

5:30-6:30pm Free viewing of exhibition, Homefront & Battlefield
6:30-7pm Introduction of film by CNN anchor Don Lemon
7-8:30pm Screening of documentary, A Long March to Freedom

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