Museum Closure

The New-York Historical Society will close at 3pm on November 26 and remain closed through November 27. 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.

October 2014
Audio
Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief
October 7th, 2014
James M. McPherson

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Historian James M. McPherson reexamines Jefferson Davis's military strengths.

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October 2014
Audio & Video
An Art Salon on “Chineseness”: Screening and Conversation
October 2nd, 2014
Yang Chihung
Agnes Hsu-Tang

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In conjunction with the exhibition Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion, the New-York Historical Society presents the American premiere of the Discovery Channel Asia’s groundbreaking series Chineseness with a conversation between featured artist Yang Chihung and host of the series Dr. Agnes Hsu-Tang. The original documentary series examines the idea of a renaissance in Chinese identity through the lives and work of four contemporary Chinese artists and illustrates the different perspectives on the contemporary Chinese consciousness.

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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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