Celebrated author Taylor Branch discusses the life and career of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the watershed moments in Civil Rights during King’s time.
Experts compare two titans of popular art, John Rogers and Norman Rockwell.
Max Boot crafts a complete global history of guerrilla uprisings through the ages.
Three historians consider Abraham Lincoln’s most dramatic legacy: the Emancipation Proclamation.
Esteemed legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin reveals a gripping insider’s account of the ideological war between the Roberts Court and the Obama administration.
Four financial experts discuss America’s evolving role as an economic leader and the steps necessary for it to remain a leading international force in the 21st century and beyond.
Distinguished biographer Edmund Morris speaks about James Gould Cozzens’s Pulitzer Prize-wining war novel, Guard of Honor.
Jean Edward Smith and Richard Haass trace Dwight D. Eisenhower’s path from young dreamer in Kansas to frustrated apprentice under Douglas MacArthur, through the Allied war councils of World War II, and all the way to the White House.
Anne Applebaum and Jacob Weisberg discuss the lost civilization of the Soviet bloc, its cruelty, paranoia, and broken-down morality.
Preeminent constitutional scholars Akhil Reed Amar and Linda Greenhouse explore the relationship and intersections between America’s written and unwritten Constitutions.
Floor plan & visitor information
New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
New York, NY 10024
Phone (212) 873-3400
TTY (212) 873-7489
Tuesday-Thursday, Saturday - 10am-6pm
Friday - 10am-8pm
Sunday - 11am-5pm
Monday - CLOSED
Tuesday-Friday - 9am–3pm
Saturday-Monday - CLOSED