​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
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)

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

November 2015
Lady Bird and Lyndon: The Hidden Story of a Marriage That Made a President
November 3rd, 2015
Betty Boyd Caroli, Kati Marton (moderator)

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

October 2015
Leaders in War: Adolf Hitler
October 27th, 2015
Andrew Roberts

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

October 2015
Kissinger: 1923-1968: The Idealist
October 21st, 2015
Niall Ferguson

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

October 2015
The American Revolution: Writings from the Pamphlet Debate 1764-1776
October 20th, 2015
Gordon S. Wood

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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