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.

March 2010
Audio
In the Shadow of FDR: From Harry Truman to Barack Obama
March 2nd, 2010
1 hour and 37 seconds
William E. Leuchtenburg
Jonathan Alter

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A ghost has inhabited the Oval Office since 1945—the ghost of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. FDR's formidable presence has cast a large shadow on the occupants of that office in the years since his death.

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February 2010
Audio
Homer & Langley
February 23rd, 2010
58 min 39 sec
E. L. Doctorow

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E. L. Doctorow's new novel Homer & Langley is a fictionalized account of the Collyer brothers, two of New York's most infamous hermits.

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February 2010
Audio
David Ruggles and the NYC Underground Railroad
February 18th, 2010
58 min 14 sec
Graham Hodges
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David Ruggles was the best known "conductor" of the Underground Railroad in New York City, with Frederick Douglass one of 600 fugitives whom Ruggles sheltered in his home.

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January 2010
Audio
Longshots and Underdogs: Great Moments in New York Sports
January 26th, 2010
1 hour and 2 minutes
Bob Herbert
Adam Gopnik
Bert Sugar

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A jam session about those who beat the odds and shocked the world of sports. Three experts turn back the clock, stopping to visit the long-suffering Brooklyn Dodgers and their triumph over the Yankees in 1955...

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January 2010
Audio
Great Historians and Their Influences: An Evening with Simon Schama
January 20th, 2010
1 hour and 28 seconds
Simon Schama

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This fall, the New-York Historical Society presents an exciting new three-part program series in which distinguished historians will look back at the beginnings of their careers and at the historians and works that influenced...

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