Thanksgiving Hours

The Museum will close early at 3 pm on Wednesday, November 22, and will be closed all day on Thursday, November 23. The Museum will be open on Friday, November 24, 10 am to 8 pm. Have a happy Thanksgiving!

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 U library. These files can easily be downloaded and played on any Mac, PC or portable device and even burned to a CD.

April 2007
Audio
Jackie Robinson, Ebbets Field and the Civil Rights Movement
April 17th, 2007
56 minutes and 16 seconds
Jonathan Eig, Tony Morante, Della Britton Baeza, Ira Glasser, Christopher Paul Moore

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Author Jonathan Eig joins three experts to discuss the life and accomplishments of Jackie Robinson. Begins with a special announcement by Tony Morante of the New York Yankees.
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March 2007
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My Enemies are Crushed: Lincoln and the Politicization of the Army of the Potomac
March 13th, 2007
James McPherson

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As part of the Richard Gilder Distinguished Lecturer Series, esteemed historian James McPherson discusses the blending of politics and war presented Abraham Lincoln with unique challenges as commander-in-chief.
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January 2007
Audio
On the Shoulders of Giants
January 29th, 2007
54 minutes
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Howard Dodson

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Journey with indomitable basketball star, author and historian Kareem Abdul-Jabbar-in conversation with Howard Dodson-back to his birthplace, and discover the tremendous impact the Harlem Renaissance had on both American culture and his own life.
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June 2006
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The Supreme Court and the Struggle for Racial Equality
June 13th, 2006
63 minutes and 20 seconds
Michael J. Klarman

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Author Michael J. Klarman delves into the troubled battle over race rights in the history of the United States Supreme Court.
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April 2006
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Boss Tweed
April 20th, 2006
1 Hour and 4 minutes
Kenneth Ackerman, Pete Hamill, Edward I. Koch

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Listen to a conversation with Kenneth Ackerman, Pete Hamill, and the Honorable Edward I. Koch on William M. Tweed, a symbol of the quintessential big city political Boss.
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