Museum and Library Closures

The New-York Historical Society will be closed on September 23, and select spaces will be closed September 24. For details, please visit our calendar.

Did you miss one of New-York Historical's recent public programs? Recordings of select programs are available here as streaming audio.

Podcasts of select programs are also available on New-York Historical’s iTunes U library. These files can easily be downloaded and played on any Mac, PC or portable device and even burned to a CD.

June 2014
Audio
The Day of Battle: World War II in Sicily and Italy—Part 1
June 28th, 2014
Rick Atkinson

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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.

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June 2014
Audio
The Day of Battle: World War II in Sicily and Italy—Part 2
June 28th, 2014
Rick Atkinson

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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.

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June 2014
Audio
John Quincy Adams: American Visionary
June 10th, 2014
Fred Kaplan
Louis P. Masur (moderator)

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Drawing on unpublished archival material, biographer Fred Kaplan shines new light on John Quincy Adams and the legacy of this visionary leader.

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June 2014
Audio
The Allied Invasion of Europe and the D-Day Landings
June 7th, 2014
Craig L. Symonds

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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.

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June 2014
Audio
The Scorpion's Sting: Antislavery and the Coming of the Civil War
June 5th, 2014
James Oakes
Edna Greene Medford

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Experts offer a fresh account of slavery and the Civil War, exploring the idea that a peaceful path to abolition could have been taken.

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