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The Patriarch, Part II: Joe and Jack Kennedy

Speaker: 
David Nasaw
Tue, 03/12/2013 - 18:30
Tue, March 12th, 2013 | 6:30 pm

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Celebrated historian David Nasaw returns to continue his discussion of Joseph P. Kennedy, the patriarch of America’s greatest political dynasty. In part two, Professor Nasaw focuses on Kennedy’s relationship with his son John F. Kennedy, who resurrected the family’s political reputation and captured the imagination of a generation.

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David Nasaw is a professor of history at the CUNY Graduate Center and the author of The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy.

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My Share of the Task

Speaker: 
Stanley A. McChrystal
Walter Russell Mead (co-moderator)
Roger Berkowitz (co-moderator)
Sun, 03/10/2013 - 17:00
Sun, March 10th, 2013 | 5:00 pm

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Co-sponsored by the Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities at Bard College

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The King Years

Speaker: 
Taylor Branch
Bob Herbert (moderator)
Tue, 02/26/2013 - 18:30
Tue, February 26th, 2013 | 6:30 pm

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Harry Belafonte will no longer deliver opening remarks.

 

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In 1955, on the first night of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, an untested, 26-year-old Baptist pastor made an impromptu speech that catapulted him into the public consciousness as one of the faces of the burgeoning Civil Rights Movement.

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Screening and Discussion of Lincoln with Tony Kushner and Harold Holzer

Speaker: 
Tony Kushner
Harold Holzer (moderator)
Tue, 01/29/2013 - 18:30
Tue, January 29th, 2013 | 6:30 pm

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Celebrating the release of Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln, the New-York Historical Society presents a screening of this monumental film followed by a conversation with screenwriter and playwright Tony Kushner and Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer. Join us for an evening commemorating President Lincoln and those who led the courageous fight to pass the Thirteenth Amendment, a copy of which is currently on display at the New-York Historical Society.

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Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956

Tue, 11/27/2012 - 18:30
Tue, November 27th, 2012 | 6:30 pm

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At the end of World War II, the Soviet Union found itself in control of a huge swath of territory in Eastern Europe. Stalin and his secret police set out to convert a dozen radically different countries to Communism, a completely new political and moral system. Anne Applebaum and Jacob Weisberg discuss the lost civilization of the Soviet bloc, its cruelty, paranoia, and broken-down morality.

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From Here to Eternity (1953)

Speaker: 
Ian W. Toll
Mary Owen
Ron Simon (moderator)

Part of our pay-as-you-wish Friday nights!

Fri, 12/07/2012 - 19:00
Fri, December 7th, 2012 | 7:00 pm

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Entrance to the film series is included with Museum Admission during New-York Historical’s Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6-8 PM). No advanced reservations are possible for these events. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 PM. Auditorium doors open at 6:30 PM (unless otherwise noted).

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The Third Man (1949)

Speaker: 
Kati Marton
David Denby

Part of our pay-as-you-wish Friday nights!
 

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 19:00
Fri, February 15th, 2013 | 7:00 pm

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Join us for the New-York Historical Society’s inaugural film series, featuring opening remarks by notable directors, writers, actors, and historians. Produced in conjunction with New-York Historical’s exhibition WWII & NYC, this selection of classic films will show a broad scope of life during and after the most widespread and destructive conflict in human history.

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Casablanca (1942)

Speaker: 
Kati Marton
David Denby

Part of our pay-as-you-wish Friday nights!

Fri, 02/01/2013 - 19:00
Fri, February 1st, 2013 | 7:00 pm

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Entrance to the film series is included with Museum Admission during New-York Historical’s Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6-8 PM). No advanced reservations are possible for these events. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 PM. Auditorium doors open at 6:30 PM (unless otherwise noted).

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I Was A Male War Bride (1949)

Speaker: 
Adam Gopnik
Richard Brody (moderator)

Part of our pay-as-you-wish Friday nights!

Fri, 01/25/2013 - 19:00
Fri, January 25th, 2013 | 7:00 pm

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Entrance to the film series is included with Museum Admission during New-York Historical’s Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6-8 PM). No advanced reservations are possible for these events. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 PM. Auditorium doors open at 6:30 PM (unless otherwise noted).

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On the Town (1949)

Speaker: 
Will Friedwald
Other speakers to be announced

Part of our pay-as-you-wish Friday nights!

Fri, 01/18/2013 - 19:00
Fri, January 18th, 2013 | 7:00 pm

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Entrance to the film series is included with Museum Admission during New-York Historical’s Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6-8 PM). No advanced reservations are possible for these events. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 PM. Auditorium doors open at 6:30 PM (unless otherwise noted).

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