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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 2008
Lincoln, Bush, and the War Powers of the Presidency
April 3rd, 2008
67 minutes, 56 seconds
Michael Oreskes, Frank J. Williams, Benno C. Schmidt, Jr. (Moderator)

Benno C. Schmidt, Jr., moderates this lively discussion about the parallels between the administrations of Abraham Lincoln and George W. Bush and their interpretations of the Constitution during war time. With Michael Oreskes and Frank J. Williams.

February 2008
February 5th, 2008
53 minutes, 20 seconds
Josiah S. Bunting III

Josiah S. Bunting III examines the military career of George Washington in the first of three lectures on great American generals.

November 2007
American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies in the Founding of the Republic
November 29th, 2007
53 minutes and 30 seconds
Joseph J. Ellis, Richard Brookhiser

Joseph J. Ellis and Richard Brookhiser shine a light on the achievements and failures of the Founding generation.

October 2007
The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court
October 25th, 2007
56 minutes and 6 seconds
Jeffrey Toobin, Margot Adler

Legal analysts Jeffrey Toobin and Margot Adler discuss the recent changes and current direction of the Supreme Court.

September 2007
Reflections on September 11: Lives Lost and Lives Changed
September 26th, 2007
62 minutes and 40 seconds
Don DeLillo , Salvator Cassano, Anne Nelson, Cal Snyder, Kenneth T. Jackson (Moderator)

Don DeLillo reads from his novel Falling Man and historian Kenneth T. Jackson moderates the following discussion in this moving program remembering the tragedy of September 11, 2001.



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