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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.

January 2019
Audio
Churchill’s Sense of Humor
January 24th, 2019
Andrew Roberts

Renowned Churchill biographer Andrew Roberts discusses Churchill’s sense of humor and how his jokes served as powerful weapons in his political armory.

Duration: 55:25

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January 2019
Audio
Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America’s Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War
January 15th, 2019
Andrew Delbanco, Brent Staples (moderator)

Professor Andrew Delbanco discusses the role fugitive slaves played in the lead up to the Civil War with the New York Times’ Brent Staples.

Duration: 53:17

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December 2018
Audio
The Desegregation of the United States Armed Forces
December 18th, 2018
57:50
Randall Kennedy

Harvard Law School professor Randall Kennedy discusses the desegregation of the U.S. armed forces in the 1950s.

Duration: 57:50

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December 2018
Audio
The Fight Against ISIS
December 12th, 2018
57:40
Brett McGurk, David Petraeus (moderator)

Brett McGurk, the special presidential envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS, discusses the past, present, and future of the U.S. fight against ISIS with General (Ret.) Petraeus.

Duration: 57:40

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December 2018
Audio
The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War
December 3rd, 2018
1:00:18
Joanne Freeman, Carol Berkin (moderator)

Historians Joanne Freeman and Carol Berkin discuss the outbreaks of physical violence in Congress in the years leading up to the Civil War.

Duration: 1:00:18

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