W.E.B. Du Bois and the Fight for Black Equality

Event date: 
February 19th, 2014
Duration: 
1 hour and 10 minutes
Speaker: 
David Levering Lewis
Khalil Gibran Muhammad (moderator)
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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Levering Lewis, in conversation with Khalil Gibran Muhammad, discusses the life and long-lasting work of one of the most prominent civil rights activists of the early 20th century.

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Before the Fall: From the Roaring Twenties to the Crash of ’29

Event date: 
February 15th, 2014
Duration: 
1 hour and 30 minutes
Speaker: 
James Grant
Amity Shlaes
Byron R. Wien
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Focusing on the years preceding the U.S. stock market crash of 1929, experts explore how a near-decade of wild opulence and unbounded optimism culminated in Black Tuesday and the devastation that was left in its wake.

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Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection

Event date: 
February 8th, 2014
Duration: 
1 hour and 27 minutes
Speaker: 
Debora Spar
Louise Mirrer
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Debora Spar, the president of one of the most esteemed all-women schools in the nation, examines the difficult choices and enduring challenges that continue to confront women today.

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Gettysburg: The Aftermath

Event date: 
February 6th, 2014
Duration: 
59 minutes 15 seconds
Speaker: 
James M. McPherson
John F. Marszalek
Harold Holzer
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Three Civil War historians explore what Union and Confederate commanders East and West, land and sea did after Gettysburg —and what they should have done.

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Foreign Policy with David Sanger and Richard Haass

Event date: 
February 4th, 2014
Duration: 
1 hour
Speaker: 
David E. Sanger
Richard N. Haass
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Focusing on President Obama’s unforeseen foreign policy challenges, David E. Sanger, in conversation with Richard N. Haass, highlights key issues for present and future U.S. foreign policy makers.

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The Kennedy Presidency

Event date: 
January 22nd, 2014
Duration: 
1 hour
Speaker: 
Ira Stoll
David Greenberg
David Nasaw (moderator)
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Experts examine the trials and tribulations of John F. Kennedy’s 34 months as president—both domestic and international—and explore why the specter of the 35th President remains ever-present in the American consciousness.

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The Village: 400 Years of Beats and Bohemians, Radicals and Rogues

Event date: 
January 21st, 2014
Duration: 
1 hour and 5 minutes
Speaker: 
John Strausbaugh
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Author John Strausbaugh explores the colorful, rowdy, and at times tragic story of the bohemian enclave known as Greenwich Village.

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Culture Shock: New York and Paris, 1913

Event date: 
January 15th, 2014
Duration: 
1 hour and 3 minutes
Speaker: 
Leon Botstein
Barbara Haskell
Dale Marsha Gregory (moderator)
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Leon Botstein, Principal Conductor of the American Symphony Orchestra, Barbara Haskell, Curator at the Whitney Museum, and Dale Marsha Gregory, Vice President for Public Programs at N-YHS discuss the cultural context of the 1913 Armory Show and the debut of Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring in Paris.

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Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War

Event date: 
January 14th, 2014
Duration: 
1 hour
Speaker: 
Robert M. Gates
David Gregory (moderator)
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Former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates delivers a behind-the-scenes account of his service under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama while the nation was embroiled in two difficult wars.

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Grant Takes Vicksburg

Event date: 
January 7th, 2014
Duration: 
1 hour
Speaker: 
James M. McPherson
John F. Marszalek
Harold Holzer (moderator)
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Three Civil War historians discuss the operations that made up one of the most remarkable military campaigns of the American Civil War: Maj. Gen. Grant’s 47-day siege of Vicksburg.

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