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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 library. These files can easily be downloaded and played on any Mac, PC or portable device and even burned to a CD.

April 2019
Audio
The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote
April 10th, 2019
Elaine Weiss

Elaine Weiss discusses the historic fight for women’s suffrage.

Duration: 01:00:13

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April 2019
Audio
Migration and the Making of Modern America
April 2nd, 2019
Mae Ngai, Judge Denny Chin

Leading migration expert Mae Ngai joins Judge Denny Chin to discuss how migration has shaped American life and culture, as well as the history of American immigration policy.

Duration: 57:26

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April 2019
Audio
God Save Texas: A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State
April 1st, 2019
Lawrence Wright, Philip Bobbitt (moderator)

Pulitzer Prize winning author Lawrence Wright speaks with Professor Philip Bobbitt about the political trajectory of the state of Texas.

Duration: 01:02:41

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March 2019
Audio
The Chief: The Life and Turbulent Times of Chief Justice John Roberts
March 28th, 2019
Joan Biskupic, Marcia Coyle (moderator)

Legal analyst and journalist Joan Biskupic, in conversation with White House correspondent Marcia Coyle, discusses Chief Justice John Roberts’ momentous career.

Duration: 55:54

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March 2019
Audio
Passing Down Your Prized Possessions: How to Avoid Fights and Fees In Your Estate
March 27th, 2019
Laura Angel-Lalanne, Courtney Booth Christensen, Tash Perrin, Warren Whitaker

The disposition of family treasures—from valuable heirlooms to family photographs—is often overlooked during estate planning, and the sentimental value of such objects often leades to the ugliest family disputes during the estate administration process. With thoughtful planning, you can ensure that those bequests won’t create unintended disharmony, negative tax consequences or financial burdens. Join us for a discussion on effective preparation for the disposition of your tangible personal property and how you can make bequests more meaningful and more memorable.

Duration: 01:17:13

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