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 library. These files can easily be downloaded and played on any Mac, PC or portable device and even burned to a CD.

February 2017
Audio
The Legacy of Reconstruction
February 11th, 2017
David W. Blight, Eric Foner, Edna Greene Medford, Harold Holzer (moderator)

In continued commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Reconstruction, leading historians discuss the transformative post-Civil War Era and its impact on the course of American history.

Duration: 1:31:52

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February 2017
Audio & Video
History with David M. Rubenstein: A Conversation with Doris Kearns Goodwin
February 10th, 2017
Doris Kearns Goodwin, David M. Rubenstein (moderator)

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin in conversation with American philanthropist David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, explores the qualities of a good leader—a topic she is currently tackling in a forthcoming book—through the lens of the American presidents she has surveyed during her distinguished career as a biographer. Presented as part of New-York Historical's annual Weekend with History: Palm Beach.

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February 2017
Audio
The Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America
February 9th, 2017
Ethan Michaeli, Brent Staples (moderator)

Join us for a discussion on race in America through the lens of the legendary black newspaper, The Chicago Defender, which chronicled and influenced the history of the 20th century.

Duration: 1:05:01

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January 2017
Audio
Prohibition and the Rise of the American State
January 31st, 2017
Lisa McGirr, Eric Foner (moderator)

Experts uncover a more complex history behind the 18th Amendment and explore how American Prohibition served as a period of political coercion that propelled FDR to the presidency and expanded the federal government’s reach.

Duration: 56:23

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January 2017
Audio
Jews in America: From the Colonial Period to the Civil War
January 30th, 2017
Dale Rosengarten, Rabbi Meir Y. Soloveichik, Louise Mirrer (moderator)

Experts delve into the fascinating history of American-Jewish life during the earliest era of colonial settlement.

Duration: 1:00:37

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