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New-York Historical is temporarily closed to help contain the spread of COVID-19. On August 14, we're opening Hope Wanted: New York City Under Quarantine, a free, outdoor exhibition in our rear courtyard. See more details on our Visit page.

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.

February 2020
Audio
Fillmore East and the Popular Culture Revolution in New York City
February 13th, 2020
Jerry Pompili, Amalie Rothschild, Joshua White, Allan Arkush, Robert Greenfield (moderator), David Graham (closing remarks), Alex Graham (closing remarks)

Award-winning writer Robert Greenfield discusses the life and legacy of the influential concert promoter and legendary music impresario Bill Graham with a panel of Graham's contemporaries and colleagues.

Duration: 59:02

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January 2020
Audio
Churchill and the Jews
January 14th, 2020
Andrew Roberts

Winston Churchill, unlike many of his age, class, and background in England, was a lifelong philo-Semite. He was a Zionist who admired them, defended them, and recognized them as giving Western Civilization its ethics. Andrew Roberts investigates the relationship between Churchill and the Jews.

Duration: 52:54

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January 2020
Audio
Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and Emancipation
January 11th, 2020
David W. Blight, Edna Greene Medford, Harold Holzer (moderator)

Experts David W. Blight, Edna Greene Medford, and Harold Holzer discuss how Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln contributed to the cause of Black freedom.

Duration: 1:20:51

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December 2019
Audio
The Civil War Battle for New Orleans
December 17th, 2019
John F. Marszalek, Craig L. Symonds, Harold Holzer (moderator)

Historians John F. Marszalek, Craig L. Symonds, and Harold Holzer discuss the Civil War battle for New Orleans.

Duration: 55:33

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December 2019
Audio
Inventive Founders: George Washington
December 12th, 2019
Denver Brunsman, Carol Berkin (moderator)

Historians Denver Brunsman and Carol Berkin discuss how George Washington’s character influenced his leadership and life in politics.

Duration: 57:14

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