Media

Watch art and history come alive every day at New-York Historical! Learn about the past and engage with your community through our digital audio and video resources.

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The New-York Historical Society makes history matter every day by bringing you engaging educational programs, intellectually stimulating lectures, thought-provoking exhibitions, and fascinating stories in art and history that you never knew. As a public resource for learning, New-York Historical works to offer audio and video digital resources where possible. Our Media Page brings you select programs and events as well as fun facts and deep dives into topics about the history of the United States through the eyes of its cultural nucleus, New York City.

History with David M. Rubenstein: A Conversation with Annette Gordon-Reed

Saturday, March 19, 2017 - Acclaimed historian Annette Gordon-Reed is renowned for her work uncovering both the political and the private...

History with David M. Rubenstein: A Conversation with Billie Jean King

March 7, 2017 - Billie Jean King—longtime champion for social justice, former No. 1 tennis player in the world, and the first female athlete and...

History with David M. Rubenstein: A Conversation with Doris Kearns Goodwin

February 10, 2017 - Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin in conversation with American philanthropist David M. Rubenstein, Co-...

Rediscovering the Life and Legacy of James McCune Smith

Born in New York in 1813, James McCune Smith became the first university-trained African-American physician in the United States. But he was also an abolitionist who...

History with David M. Rubenstein: A Conversation with Annette Gordon-Reed
History with David M. Rubenstein: A Conversation with Billie Jean King
History with David M. Rubenstein: A Conversation with Doris Kearns Goodwin
Rediscovering the Life and Legacy of James McCune Smith
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