Weekend Hour Changes

On Friday, January 19 the Library will close at 2:30 pm and the Museum will close at 6 pm. On Saturday, January 20 the Museum will open at 3 pm.

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 2007
Video
My Enemies are Crushed: Lincoln and the Politicization of the Army of the Potomac
March 13th, 2007
James McPherson

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As part of the Richard Gilder Distinguished Lecturer Series, esteemed historian James McPherson discusses the blending of politics and war presented Abraham Lincoln with unique challenges as commander-in-chief.
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January 2007
Audio
On the Shoulders of Giants
January 29th, 2007
54 minutes
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Howard Dodson

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Journey with indomitable basketball star, author and historian Kareem Abdul-Jabbar-in conversation with Howard Dodson-back to his birthplace, and discover the tremendous impact the Harlem Renaissance had on both American culture and his own life.
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June 2006
Audio
The Supreme Court and the Struggle for Racial Equality
June 13th, 2006
63 minutes and 20 seconds
Michael J. Klarman

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Author Michael J. Klarman delves into the troubled battle over race rights in the history of the United States Supreme Court.
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April 2006
Audio
Boss Tweed
April 20th, 2006
1 Hour and 4 minutes
Kenneth Ackerman, Pete Hamill, Edward I. Koch

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Listen to a conversation with Kenneth Ackerman, Pete Hamill, and the Honorable Edward I. Koch on William M. Tweed, a symbol of the quintessential big city political Boss.
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