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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.

February 2020
Fillmore East and the Popular Culture Revolution in New York City
February 13th, 2020
Jerry Pompili, Amalie Rothschild, Joshua White, Allan Arkush, Robert Greenfield (moderator), David Graham (closing remarks), Alex Graham (closing remarks)

Award-winning writer Robert Greenfield discusses the life and legacy of the influential concert promoter and legendary music impresario Bill Graham with a panel of Graham's contemporaries and colleagues.

Duration: 59:02

January 2020
Churchill and the Jews
January 14th, 2020
Andrew Roberts

Winston Churchill, unlike many of his age, class, and background in England, was a lifelong philo-Semite. He was a Zionist who admired them, defended them, and recognized them as giving Western Civilization its ethics. Andrew Roberts investigates the relationship between Churchill and the Jews.

Duration: 52:54

December 2019
The Civil War Battle for New Orleans
December 17th, 2019
John F. Marszalek, Craig L. Symonds, Harold Holzer (moderator)

Historians John F. Marszalek, Craig L. Symonds, and Harold Holzer discuss the Civil War battle for New Orleans.

Duration: 55:33

December 2019
Inventive Founders: George Washington
December 12th, 2019
Denver Brunsman, Carol Berkin (moderator)

Historians Denver Brunsman and Carol Berkin discuss how George Washington’s character influenced his leadership and life in politics.

Duration: 57:14

December 2019
Brown v. Board of Education at 65
December 11th, 2019
Randall Kennedy

Professor Randall Kennedy discusses the successes, failures, and legacy of the cornerstone Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education on it’s 65th anniversary.

Duration: 1:00:32



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