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.

October 2018
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
October 1st, 2018
David W. Blight, Eddie S. Glaude Jr. (moderator)

Historians delve into the life of one of the leading writers, orators, and abolitionists of the 19th century: Frederick Douglass.

Duration: 1:00:56

September 2018
Antietam: The Battle for Freedom
September 26th, 2018
John F. Marszalek, Craig L. Symonds, Harold Holzer (moderator)

Acclaimed Civil War scholars discuss and debate the military, political, humanitarian, and historical perspectives of a pivotal Civil War conflict: the 1862 Battle of Antietam.

Duration: 56:51

September 2018
Racial Terrorism in the Jim Crow South
September 25th, 2018
Manisha Sinha, Brent Staples (moderator)

Historian Manisha Sinha and journalist Brent Staples discuss how the South continued to perpetuate the disenfranchisement and oppression of African Americans in the years following the Civil War.

Duration: 59:31

June 2018
An Evening with David Copperfield
June 16th, 2018
David Copperfield, Mark Pocan (moderator)

World-renowned magician David Copperfield, in conversation with U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (D-WI2), illuminates how magic has captivated the masses throughout history.

Duration: 33:52

May 2018
Alexander Hamilton
May 23rd, 2018
Joanne Freeman, Carol Berkin (moderator)

Preeminent Founding era scholars discuss one of America’s most divisive figures, Alexander Hamilton, from his meteoric rise to his scandalous final years.

Duration: 55:13



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