Did you miss one of New-York Historical's recent public programs? Recordings of select programs are available here as streaming audio.

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March 2017
Audio
Immigration and Voting Rights
March 25th, 2017
Akhil Reed Amar, Cristina Rodríguez, Denny Chin

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How does America protect the civil and political rights of new immigrants? Legal experts discuss the inclusion and participation of immigrants as active members of the body politics through the lens of one of the cornerstones of American democracy: the right to vote.

Duration: 1:02:33

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March 2017
Audio & Video
History with David M. Rubenstein: A Conversation with Annette Gordon-Reed
March 19th, 2017
Annette Gordon-Reed, David M. Rubenstein (moderator)

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Acclaimed historian Annette Gordon-Reed is renowned for her work uncovering both the political and the private life of one of America’s most celebrated Founders, Thomas Jefferson. In a conversation moderated by American philanthropist David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of the Carlyle Group, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family looks at the enigmatic third President’s vision of himself, the Revolution, and the American experiment taking shape around him.

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March 2017
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History with David M. Rubenstein: A Conversation with Billie Jean King
March 7th, 2017
Billie Jean King, David M. Rubenstein (moderator)

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Billie Jean King—longtime champion for social justice, former No. 1 tennis player in the world, and the first female athlete and first member of the LGBT community to be honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom—is a pioneering leader in the movement for gender equality both within and outside of sports. In celebration of the grand opening of New-York Historical’s new Center for Women’s History—and the inclusion of pieces from her personal collection—King discusses her iconic life and career with American philanthropist, David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, highlighting pivotal moments including her historic victory in the 1973 “Battle of the Sexes” match and underlining her mission to incorporate equality into the larger fabric of the American story.

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January 2017
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Prohibition and the Rise of the American State
January 31st, 2017
Lisa McGirr, Eric Foner (moderator)

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Experts uncover a more complex history behind the 18th Amendment and explore how American Prohibition served as a period of political coercion that propelled FDR to the presidency and expanded the federal government’s reach.

Duration: 56:23

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January 2017
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Jews in America: From the Colonial Period to the Civil War
January 30th, 2017
Dale Rosengarten, Rabbi Meir Y. Soloveichik, Louise Mirrer (moderator)

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Experts delve into the fascinating history of American-Jewish life during the earliest era of colonial settlement.

Duration: 1:00:37

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