Museum Closure

The New-York Historical Society will close at 3pm on November 26 and remain closed through November 27. 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 2010
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.

January 2010
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...

January 2010
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...

December 2009
Right Time, Right Place
December 8th, 2009
1 hour and 4 minutes
Richard Brookhiser
Rich Lowry

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In this intimate memoir of a mentor/protégé relationship, Richard Brookhiser takes a personal look at the late William F. Buckley, Jr.—a media celebrity of the last generation—against the backdrop of political life from the Vietnam War.

November 2009
The Future of the USA
November 16th, 2009
1 hour and 30 minutes
Roger Hertog
Dr. Richard Haas
Dr. Robert Kagan
R. Glenn Hubbard
Mortimer Zuckerman

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It isn't just pessimists who harbor serious questions about the steps our country is taking in terms of military obligations, dependence on foreigners to fund our budget deficits, the value of the dollar, and dealings with new global.

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