The Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History at the New-York Historical Society

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March 27th, 2017
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Peter Cozzens
Andrew Roberts (moderator)
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Celebrated historian Andrew Roberts moderates this special program featuring the winner of the 2016 Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History at the New-York Historical Society, Peter Cozzens, author of The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West.

Duration: 1:03:02

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The Future of Espionage

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March 16th, 2017
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Philip C. Bobbitt
Stephen B. Slick
Samuel J. Rascoff (moderator)
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Examining the ability of intelligence agencies to adapt and respond to new challenges, experts discuss the future of our national security institutions.

Duration: 59:54

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The Constitution Today: Timeless Lessons for the Issues of Our Era

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March 13th, 2017
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Akhil Reed Amar
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Esteemed legal scholar Akhil Reed Amar sheds light on three controversial and defining moments in recent constitutional history revealing how the founding document shapes contemporary politics.

Duration: 1:02:59

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Women and the White House

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March 9th, 2017
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Carol Berkin
Annette Gordon-Reed
Gil Troy
Lesley Stahl (moderator)
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Beginning with early America, experts survey and celebrate how women have affected the executive branch and our nation as a whole.

Duration: 1:04:07

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The Ascent of Woman

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March 1st, 2017
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Amanda Foreman
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In a powerful talk, historian Amanda Foreman delves into the social, political, and economic importance of gender equality—a history which has spanned millennia and cultures and has developed into one of the critical issues of the 21st century.

Duration: 59:30

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Hamilton and Washington

Event date: 
February 28th, 2017
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Akhil Reed Amar
John Steele Gordon
Carol Berkin (moderator)
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Early American historians reveal the complicated story of these iconic statesmen who, though never true friends, worked together tirelessly to establish the Nation.

Duration: 1:00:38

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Jews and the Making of Modern America

Event date: 
February 15th, 2017
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Abraham Foxman
Thane Rosenbaum (moderator)
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In this wide-ranging discussion, experts survey the pivotal moments in modern Jewish-American history.

Duration: 1:03:37

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The American President, Part II

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February 13th, 2017
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William E. Leuchtenburg
Harold Holzer (moderator)
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Celebrated presidential historians reflect on the end of a tumultuous 2016 campaign season, exploring how presidents, candidates, and elections have evolved from the time of Theodore Roosevelt to the present day.

Duration: 1:01:43

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The Legacy of Reconstruction

Event date: 
February 11th, 2017
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David W. Blight
Eric Foner
Edna Greene Medford
Harold Holzer (moderator)
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In continued commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Reconstruction, leading historians discuss the transformative post-Civil War Era and its impact on the course of American history.

Duration: 1:31:52

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The Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America

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February 9th, 2017
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Ethan Michaeli
Brent Staples (moderator)
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Join us for a discussion on race in America through the lens of the legendary black newspaper, The Chicago Defender, which chronicled and influenced the history of the 20th century.

Duration: 1:05:01

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