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.

March 2013
Audio
My Share of the Task
March 10th, 2013
1 hour and 5 minutes
Stanley A. McChrystal
Walter Russell Mead (co-moderator)
Roger Berkowitz (co-moderator)

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General (Ret.) Stanley A. McChrystal explores his eventful career, from his first day at West Point, to his career in counterterrorism, to his last days as a four-star general.

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March 2013
Audio
New Frontiers in the 21st Century: A Layman's Guide to Cyberwar
March 9th, 2013
1 hour and 20 minutes
Lawrence Husick

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Lawrence Husick examines why the cyberwars of the future are the next great threat to national security, military capabilities, and civilian systems and infrastructure. Presented in collaboration with the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

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March 2013
Audio
New Frontiers in the 21st Century: Imagining Conflict with China--and Avoiding It
March 9th, 2013
1 hour and 12 minutes
Toshi Yoshihara

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Toshi Yoshihara discusses China’s rapidly expanding economy and military power and how it could potentially affect the United States. Presented in collaboration with the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

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February 2013
Audio
The White House Series: First Families
February 28th, 2013
59 minutes 45 seconds
Kati Marton
David Nasaw
Gil Troy
Lesley Stahl (moderator)

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Continuing the conversation from the popular White House Series, four experts trade tales of various First Families and discuss how our presidents’ loved ones have influenced them through the years.

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February 2013
Audio
The King Years
February 26th, 2013
1 hour and 9 minutes
Taylor Branch
Bob Herbert (moderator)

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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.

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