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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.

January 2018
Audio
Reconstruction and the Gilded Age
January 22nd, 2018
Richard White, Louis P. Masur (moderator)

Historians discuss the dynamic period of the later 19th century, a time when American society was divided on ethnic, racial, religious, economic, and political lines.

Duration: 56:52

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January 2018
Audio
Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook
January 18th, 2018
Niall Ferguson

Historian Niall Ferguson explores how networks—guilds and families, clans and cabals—have cooperated throughout history to shape the ever-changing world.

Duration: 54:58

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January 2018
Audio
An Evening with Leon Botstein and Barbara Haskell: World War II and American Art
January 17th, 2018
Leon Botstein, Barbara Haskell, Dale Gregory (moderator)

Celebrated music historian Leon Botstein and renowned curator Barbara Haskell join Dale Gregory, New-York Historical’s Vice President for Public Programs, for a conversation on World War II and American Art.

Duration: 58:58

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January 2018
Audio
Winston Churchill: “Walking with Destiny”
January 16th, 2018
Andrew Roberts

Historian Andrew Roberts examines Winston Churchill’s description of becoming prime minister in May 1940: “I felt as if I were walking with destiny…”

Duration: 54:29

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January 2018
Audio & Video
History with David M. Rubenstein: A Conversation with Ken Burns: The Vietnam War
January 10th, 2018
Ken Burns, David M. Rubenstein (moderator)

In an intimate conversation, award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns joins David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, to shed new light on the military, political, cultural, social, and human dimensions of a tragedy of epic proportions: the Vietnam War.

Duration: 49:05

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