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.

February 2012
Audio
The Battle for Civil Rights
February 16th, 2012
58 minutes 17 seconds
David Levering Lewis
Khalil Gibran Muhammad (moderator)

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Two experts reflect on the successes and setbacks in the struggle for civil rights. Presented in collaboration with The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and in conjunction with the exhibition Freedom Now: Photographs by Platon.

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February 2012
Audio
Women and the White House, Part II
February 7th, 2012
1 hour 1 minute
Cokie Roberts
Kati Marton
Gil Troy
Lesley Stahl (moderator)

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Continuing the conversation from February 2011’s program, Women and the White House, experts look back at the many influential women in the history of America’s highly elected office.

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January 2012
Audio
Sherman and the North Advance
January 31st, 2012
1 hour 3 minutes
James M. McPherson
John F. Marszalek
Harold Hozler (moderator)

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Union General William T. Sherman’s epic march from Atlanta to the sea remains one of the most astonishing military feats in American history — as well as one of the most controversial. Three historians ask the tough questions — and provide authoritative answers.

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January 2012
Audio
SYMPOSIUM: The Age of Revolution: A Whole History - Session 1: The Haitian Revolution and Human Rights, Keynote Address
January 21st, 2012
1 hour 12 minutes
Laurent Dubois

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Professor Dubois discusses the ways in which enslaved people shaped the development and application of ideas of equality and human rights during the Age of Revolution.

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January 2012
Audio
SYMPOSIUM: The Age of Revolution: A Whole History - Session 2: Adventures in the Archives—Discovering the Treasures of the Age of Revolution
January 21st, 2012
1 hour 6 minutes
Jeremy D. Popkin
Patrick Tardieu
Julia Gaffield
Ted Widmer (moderator)

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Experts explore the challenges and opportunities inherent in the study of the Haitian Revolution, a cataclysmic event that left a particularly complicated paper trail.

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