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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.

March 2017
Audio
The Constitution Today: Timeless Lessons for the Issues of Our Era
March 13th, 2017
Akhil Reed Amar

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Esteemed legal scholar Akhil Reed Amar sheds light on three controversial and defining moments in recent constitutional history revealing how the founding document shapes contemporary politics.

Duration: 1:02:59

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March 2017
Audio
Women and the White House
March 9th, 2017
Carol Berkin, Annette Gordon-Reed, Gil Troy, Lesley Stahl (moderator)

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Beginning with early America, experts survey and celebrate how women have affected the executive branch and our nation as a whole.

Duration: 1:04:07

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March 2017
Audio & Video
History with David M. Rubenstein: A Conversation with Billie Jean King
March 7th, 2017
Billie Jean King, David M. Rubenstein (moderator)

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Billie Jean King—longtime champion for social justice, former No. 1 tennis player in the world, and the first female athlete and first member of the LGBT community to be honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom—is a pioneering leader in the movement for gender equality both within and outside of sports. In celebration of the grand opening of New-York Historical’s new Center for Women’s History—and the inclusion of pieces from her personal collection—King discusses her iconic life and career with American philanthropist, David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, highlighting pivotal moments including her historic victory in the 1973 “Battle of the Sexes” match and underlining her mission to incorporate equality into the larger fabric of the American story.

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March 2017
Audio
The Ascent of Woman
March 1st, 2017
Amanda Foreman

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In a powerful talk, historian Amanda Foreman delves into the social, political, and economic importance of gender equality—a history which has spanned millennia and cultures and has developed into one of the critical issues of the 21st century.

Duration: 59:30

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February 2017
Audio
Hamilton and Washington
February 28th, 2017
Akhil Reed Amar, John Steele Gordon, Carol Berkin (moderator)

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Early American historians reveal the complicated story of these iconic statesmen who, though never true friends, worked together tirelessly to establish the Nation.

Duration: 1:00:38

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