Open Memorial Day

The Museum will be open on Monday, May 28, from 10 am – 6 pm.

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.

June 2016
Heroes and Heroines: Women in Shakespeare and Lessons for Today's Leaders
June 26th, 2016
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Cush Jumbo, Michael Witmore (moderator)

In recognition of the month-long exhibition of an original 1623 edition of William Shakespeare’s First Folio, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, acclaimed actress Cush Jumbo, and award-winning Shakespearean scholar Michael Witmore discuss the influence of Shakespeare and the women in his works on their own lives.

Duration: 00:55:40

May 2016
Audio & Video
History with David M. Rubenstein: A Conversation with Cokie Roberts
May 16th, 2016
Cokie Roberts, David M. Rubenstein (moderator)

Author, historian, and political commentator for ABC News and NPR, Cokie Roberts, in conversation with American philanthropist David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, discusses the women of Washington, particularly during the Civil War, and the indispensable role they played in maintaining the capital, keeping the Union unified, and forever changing the place of women in society.

May 2016
Benjamin Franklin: American Democracy and Innovation
May 11th, 2016
Walter Isaacson

Best-selling author Walter Isaacson discusses how in his pursuit of innovation, Benjamin Franklin shaped American national character and left an enduring Enlightenment-era legacy.
Duration: 01:07:00

May 2016
Grandmother Power: The Roosevelts
May 7th, 2016
Geoffrey Ward, Lesley Stahl (moderator)

Geoffrey C. Ward and Lesley Stahl present an intimate discussion focusing on Sara Delano Roosevelt, FDR’s commanding mother, whose relationship with the Roosevelt family helped shape the American presidency and the nation.
Duration: 01:03:28

May 2016
A Conversation with Justice Stevens
May 5th, 2016
Associate Justice (Ret.), U.S. Supreme Court, John Paul Stevens, Marcia Coyle (moderator)

In celebration of his recent 40th anniversary of taking his seat on the nation’s highest court, Justice Stevens reflects on his decades of experience and shares his unique insight into the U.S. legal system.
Duration: 01:00:40



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