Two of the most prestigious Supreme Court experts explore how Associate Justice Sotomayor has challenged an institution and the societal differences she is making.
Drawing on unpublished archival material, biographer Fred Kaplan shines new light on John Quincy Adams and the legacy of this visionary leader.
One of the greatest naval historians of our time sheds light on the remarkable but little-known naval arm of the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944—Operation Neptune—the largest seaborne military assault in history.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Atkinson discusses why the controversial and deadly campaign of the Allied forces through Sicily and the Italian peninsula was essential to the liberation of Europe.
Bestselling author Michael Korda explores Robert E. Lee, the compelling figure, who, as the leading Confederate General, provided the Union with a most fierce adversary.
Experts offer a fresh account of slavery and the Civil War, exploring the idea that a peaceful path to abolition could have been taken.
Author Donald L. Miller explores the cultural history of Jazz Age Manhattan, revealing why ambitious innovators of change flocked to the city in the 1920s, transforming America in the process.
Award-winning author and historian Nathaniel Philbrick reignites the flames of the Battle of Bunker Hill and offers a fresh perspective on this turning point that sparked the American Revolution.
Eric Foner explores the Civil War through the unsurpassed collections of the New-York Historical Society.
Floor plan & visitor information
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at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
New York, NY 10024
Phone (212) 873-3400
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Sunday - 11am-5pm
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