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Due to a private event, the New-York Historical Society will be closed from Wednesday, October 27 – Friday, October 29. We'll reopen at 11 am ET on Saturday, October 30.

New Thinking on the American Revolution

Speaker: 
Marc A. Genest
Edward G. Lengel
Sat, 05/04/2013 -
09:00 to 12:15
Sat, May 4th, 2013 |
9:00 am to 12:15 pm

A series of Saturday programs presented in collaboration with the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

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Registration and Continental Breakfast
9 am

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Forebodings of Armageddon

Speaker: 
Michael S. Neiberg
John H. Maurer
Sat, 04/06/2013 -
09:00 to 12:15
Sat, April 6th, 2013 |
9:00 am to 12:15 pm

A series of Saturday programs presented in collaboration with the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

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Registration and Continental Breakfast
9 am

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New Frontiers in the 21st Century

Speaker: 
Lawrence Husick
Toshi Yoshihara
Sat, 03/09/2013 -
09:00 to 12:15
Sat, March 9th, 2013 |
9:00 am to 12:15 pm

A series of Saturday programs presented in collaboration with the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

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Larry Kramer and The Normal Heart

Speaker: 
Larry Kramer
Tony Kushner (moderator)
Wed, 06/26/2013 - 18:30
Wed, June 26th, 2013 | 6:30 pm

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Debuting in 1985, Larry Kramer’s award-winning play The Normal Heart encapsulated the fear, confusion, and outrage of the early years of the HIV/ AIDS crisis in New York City. In conjunction with the exhibition AIDS in New York: The First Five Years, this special program reflects on this critical period and the play’s lasting significance.

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Art Deco of the 1930s

Speaker: 
Barry Lewis
Sun, 06/23/2013 - 17:00
Sun, June 23rd, 2013 | 5:00 pm

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Join architectural historian Barry Lewis for this Sunday program on New York’s Art Deco buildings of the 1930s. From the Empire State and Chrysler Buildings to more modest buildings about town, Art Deco was the dominant style of “Swing Time.”

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Barry Lewis is an architectural historian and host of a popular series of walking tours on PBS.

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The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

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The Great Degeneration

Speaker: 
Niall Ferguson
Wed, 06/19/2013 - 18:30
Wed, June 19th, 2013 | 6:30 pm

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Slowing growth, crushing debts, aging populations, anti-social behavior — what exactly is amiss with Western civilization? The answer, Niall Ferguson argues, is that our institutions are degenerating and that to slow the degeneration of the West’s once dominant civilization will take heroic leadership and radical reform.

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Niall Ferguson is a professor of history at Harvard University and the author of many books, including The Great Degeneration.

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Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence

Speaker: 
Joseph J. Ellis
Stacy Schiff (moderator)
Tue, 06/11/2013 - 18:30
Tue, June 11th, 2013 | 6:30 pm

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Joseph J. Ellis and Stacy Schiff examine a crescendo moment in American history: the summer of 1776. The summer represented the most dramatic few months in the story of our country’s founding, when the thirteen colonies came together and agreed to secede from the British Empire while Britain dispatched the largest armada ever to cross the Atlantic.

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Greenwich Village in the 1930s

Speaker: 
Barry Lewis
Sun, 06/09/2013 - 17:00
Sun, June 9th, 2013 | 5:00 pm

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In the sequel to his popular program on Greenwich Village, Barry Lewis returns, in conjunction with the exhibition Swing Time, to discuss the evolution of the Village in the 1930s. How did the Village change as New York and the nation moved from the carefree era of the ’20s to the more sobering decade of the ’30s?

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Barry Lewis is an architectural historian and host of a popular series of walking tours on PBS.

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Pacific War Turning Point: Midway or Guadalcanal?

Speaker: 
Richard B. Frank
Craig L. Symonds
Sat, 06/08/2013 -
09:00 to 12:00
Sat, June 8th, 2013 |
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

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9 am — Registration and Continental Breakfast

Program includes two brief lectures followed by a discussion.

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Foreign Policy Begins at Home: The Case for Putting America’s House in Order

Speaker: 
Richard N. Haass
Roger Hertog (moderator)
Tue, 06/04/2013 - 18:30
Tue, June 4th, 2013 | 6:30 pm

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In the twenty-first century, the world seems in constant crisis. In his new book, Richard N. Haass argues that only by getting its own house in order can the United States reclaim its role as the primary director of global events and maintain that role in a world of unprecedented chaos.

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