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.

October 2008
Audio
James Madison and the Constitution
October 2nd, 2008
Joseph J. Ellis
Sean Wilentz
Benno C. Schmidt, Jr. (moderator)

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Benno Schmidt moderates this program with historians Joseph J. Ellis and Sean Wilentz as they discuss James Madison's enormous, but often overlooked contributions in American history.

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May 2008
Audio
Lincoln and Douglas: The Debates that Defined America
May 22nd, 2008
50 min 16 sec
Allen C. Guelzo
Harold Holzer

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Allen C. Guelzo and Harold Holzer, two eminent Lincoln scholars, take a closer look at the political framework of the debates that made Lincoln famous, set the stage for his political career, and foreshadowed the brewing storm of the Civil War.

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May 2008
Audio
The Constitution and the Court in 2008
May 13th, 2008
Akhil Reed Amar
Kenneth W. Starr
Benno C. Schmidt, Jr. (Moderator)

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Benno Schmidt moderates a debate between Akhil Reed Amar and Kenneth W. Starr, as they tackle the current direction of the Supreme Court and the future of Constitutional law.
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May 2008
Audio
George Washington on Leadership
May 5th, 2008
54 minutes, 43 seconds
Richard Brookhiser
Richard Snow

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Richard Brookhiser and Richard Snow discuss the leadership qualities that enabled George Washington’s success in three distinguished careers: as a businessman, general, and president.

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April 2008
Audio
Ladies of Liberty
April 9th, 2008
51 minutes, 46 seconds
Cokie Roberts

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Veteran reporter and political analyst Cokie Roberts celebrates great American women and discusses her newest book.

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