Open Memorial Day

The Museum will be open on Monday, May 28, from 10 am – 6 pm.

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.

May 2018
Audio
Will You Still Need Me, Will You Still Feed Me, When I'm Sixty-Four?
May 9th, 2018
Bernard A. Krooks

The Beatles may not have been thinking about financing long-term care, but you and your family should be! Seventy percent of Americans age 65 and older will need some form of long-term care during their lifetime. Discover the myriad options available to people in need of long-term care, how to finance such care, other issues that should be addressed during this process, and how to minimize the risk of elder abuse.

Bernard A. Krooks, founding partner of the law firm Littman Krooks LLP, is Chair of the firm’s Elder Law and Special Needs Department. He is a nationally recognized expert in all aspects of elder law, estate planning, and special needs planning.

Duration: 01:26:31

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May 2018
Audio & Video
David M. Rubenstein Presidents Series: Barack Obama
May 7th, 2018
Peter Baker, Douglas Brinkley (moderator)

 Presented as a part of the Presidential Historical Commission at New-York Historical Society, Douglas Brinkley, Presidential Historian at the New-York Historical Society and CNN, and Peter Baker, New York Times chief White House correspondent, discuss Barack Obama’s legacy.  

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April 2018
Audio & Video
David M. Rubenstein Presidents Series: George Washington
April 9th, 2018
Joanne Freeman, Douglas Brinkley (moderator)

Presented as a part of the Presidential Historical Commission at New-York Historical Society, Douglas Brinkley, Presidential Historian at the New-York Historical Society and CNN, and Joanne Freeman, professor of history and American studies at Yale University, discuss George Washington’s America. 

Duration: 45:48

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March 2018
Audio
The Presidents: William Howard Taft
March 27th, 2018
Jeffrey Rosen, Akhil Reed Amar (moderator)

Legal scholars Jeffrey Rosen and Akhil Reed Amar discuss the only man ever to serve as President of the United States and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court: William Howard Taft.

Duration: 56:00

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March 2018
Audio & Video
History with David M. Rubenstein: A Conversation with Drew Gilpin Faust
March 20th, 2018
Drew Gilpin Faust, David M. Rubenstein (moderator)

In an intimate conversation with David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, esteemed American historian Drew Gilpin Faust, 28th President of Harvard University, discusses her work as a Civil War historian and uncovers the pivotal role universities play in modeling cultural and political understanding and strengthening American society.

Duration: 1:00:31

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