Thanksgiving Hours

The Museum will close early at 3 pm on Wednesday, November 22, and will be closed all day on Thursday, November 23. The Museum will be open on Friday, November 24, 10 am to 8 pm. Have a happy Thanksgiving!

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
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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December 2009
Audio
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.

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