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
The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels
May 9th, 2018
Jon Meacham, Willie Geist (moderator)

In conversation with NBC News and MSNBC anchor Willie Geist, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham sheds light on how the current political climate is rooted in American history.

Duration: 56:46

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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
Ending the Great War
April 28th, 2018
John Maurer

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the First World War, historian John Maurer discusses the dramatic and tragic events of 1918, including role the United States played in winning the War.

Duration: 1:26:58

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April 2018
Audio
The Supreme Court vs. Martin Luther King Jr.
April 23rd, 2018
Randall Kennedy

Legal scholar Randall Kennedy discusses a 1967 Supreme Court case in which the court upheld a decision limiting the right of Martin Luther King Jr. and his associates to challenge a jail sentence received for protesting.

Duration: 1:00:28

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April 2018
Audio
Winston Churchill’s Brushes with Death
April 19th, 2018
Andrew Roberts

Historian Andrew Roberts discusses Winston Churchill’s alarmingly frequent brushes with death, including a very serious accident on Fifth Avenue, and tells us how they shaped his thoughts on life, ambition, death, and fate.

Duration: 54:12

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