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.

October 2016
Audio
Surveillance: The Battle for Freedom and Security
October 26th, 2016
Susan N. Herman, K. Sabeel Rahman, Samuel J. Rascoff, Matthew C. Waxman, Benno Schmidt (moderator)

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Experts analyze the contention between these two Revolutionary ideals and discuss their implications for present-day America.

Duration: 1:11:33

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October 2016
Audio
The 2016 Election and America’s Role in the World
October 24th, 2016
Ian Bremmer, Merit Janow (moderator)

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Political scientist Ian Bremmer explores how the 2016 elections will shape America’s place in a world increasingly confronted by the dangers of global geopolitical instability.

Duration: 1:03:42

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October 2016
Audio
The Battle of Brooklyn
October 20th, 2016
Patrick K. O’Donnell, Richard Brookhiser (moderator)

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Experts bring to life the Battle of Brooklyn and reveal how, thanks to the heroism of the “Immortal 400,” the Continental Army lived to fight another day.

Duration: 56:51

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October 2016
Audio
Louis D. Brandeis: American Prophet
October 19th, 2016
Jeffrey Rosen, Akhil Reed Amar (moderator)

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Judicial experts discuss the pioneering Justice’s lasting impact on the right to privacy, corporate regulation, and freedom of speech.

Duration: 1:04:27

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October 2016
Audio & Video
History with David M. Rubenstein: A Conversation with Jeffrey Toobin
October 16th, 2016
Jeffrey Toobin, David M. Rubenstein (moderator)

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Jeffrey Toobin, staff writer at The New Yorker and author of American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes, and Trial of Patty Hearst, in conversation with American philanthropist David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, discusses the story of Patty Hearst, the young heiress to the Hearst family fortune who was kidnapped by renegade leftist revolutionaries and later prosecuted in one of the most ludicrous trials in American legal history.

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