​Museum and Library Hour Changes

On Wednesday, April 25, the Museum and Library will open at 2 pm. For a full list of gallery closures, click here.

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.

November 2015
Audio
Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World
November 18th, 2015
Linda Hirshman, Jeffrey Toobin (moderator)
http://www.nyhistory.org/sites/default/files/2015-11-18%20Sisters%20in%20Law.mp3

Author Linda Hirshman explores the relationship of the first two female Supreme Court Justices and how they’ve helped shape the legal framework of modern feminism.
Duration: 1:01:56

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November 2015
Audio
Lady Bird and Lyndon: The Hidden Story of a Marriage That Made a President
November 3rd, 2015
Betty Boyd Caroli, Kati Marton (moderator)
http://www.nyhistory.org/sites/default/files/2015-11-03%20Lady%20Bird%20Johnson_3.mp3

Author Betty Boyd Caroli sheds new light on the presidential marriage, revealing the relationship behind-the-scenes as a functional political partnership in which Lady Bird was a key strategist, a crucial therapist, and a woman of agency.
Duration: 54:36

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October 2015
Audio
Leaders in War: Adolf Hitler
October 27th, 2015
Andrew Roberts
http://www.nyhistory.org/sites/default/files/2015-10-27%20Andrew%20Roberts%20Adolf%20Hitler_1.mp3

For the first talk in a series examining the governing forces behind World War II, award-winning historian Andrew Roberts surveys the evolving military priorities of the most evil man that ever lived.
Duration: 1:03:24

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October 2015
Audio
Kissinger: 1923-1968: The Idealist
October 21st, 2015
Niall Ferguson
http://www.nyhistory.org/sites/default/files/2015-10-21%20Kissinger%20The%20Idealist_2.mp3

Historian Niall Ferguson discusses Kissinger’s life prior to his appointment as Richard Nixon’s national security adviser, illuminating his dramatic rise from a Jewish refugee fleeing Nazi Germany to one of the most influential strategic thinkers in American history.
Duration: 1:01:44

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October 2015
Audio
The American Revolution: Writings from the Pamphlet Debate 1764-1776
October 20th, 2015
Gordon S. Wood
http://www.nyhistory.org/sites/default/files/2015-10-20%20The%20American%20Revolution%20Gordon%20Wood_1.mp3

Celebrated historian Gordon S. Wood examines the underlying political and intellectual debates between Britain and the American colonies and how these exchanges shaped the War of Independence.
Duration:  1:00:48

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