Museum Open Monday

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Monday, December 22. 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.

December 2013
Audio
Gettysburg: The Last Invasion
December 18th, 2013
1 hour and 3 minutes
Allen C. Guelzo
Louis P. Masur (moderator)

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Allen C. Guelzo depicts the momentous battle of Gettysburg with both terror and reverence, relating the true grittiness behind the lines, the daily lives of horrified civilians, and the role of politics in military tactics.

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December 2013
Audio
Great Generals—General Ulysses S. Grant and the Way We Look at War
December 14th, 2013
54 minutes 29 seconds
Jean Edward Smith

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Jean Edward Smith explores the legacy of General Ulysses S. Grant, one of the greatest military leaders in American history.

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December 2013
Audio
Great Generals—General Creighton Abrams: From World War II to the Vietnam War
December 14th, 2013
1 hour and 15 minutes
Lewis Sorley

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Lewis Sorley identifies and explores the unique attributes that made General Creighton Abrams a remarkable leader.

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December 2013
Audio
From Pearl Harbor to Normandy
December 7th, 2013
1 hour and 29 minutes
Rick Atkinson

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Author Rick Atkinson discusses the sacrifices, shortcomings, and eventual triumph of the American-led coalition of Western allies that fought to defeat Hitler, Mussolini, and the Axis powers.

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December 2013
Audio
End of Days: The Final Hours of John F. Kennedy
December 4th, 2013
1 hour and 2 minutes
James L. Swanson

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Bestselling author James L. Swanson hones in on John F. Kennedy’s doomed trip to Texas, revealing lesser-known details about the final 48 hours of the late President’s life.

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