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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.

January 2010
Great Historians and Their Influences: An Evening with Simon Schama
January 20th, 2010
1 hour and 28 seconds
Simon Schama

This fall, the New-York Historical Society presents an exciting new three-part program series in which distinguished historians will look back at the beginnings of their careers and at the historians and works that influenced...

December 2009
Right Time, Right Place
December 8th, 2009
1 hour and 4 minutes
Richard Brookhiser, Rich Lowry

In this intimate memoir of a mentor/protégé relationship, Richard Brookhiser takes a personal look at the late William F. Buckley, Jr.—a media celebrity of the last generation—against the backdrop of political life from the Vietnam War.

November 2009
The Future of the USA
November 16th, 2009
1 hour and 30 minutes
Roger Hertog, Dr. Richard Haas, Dr. Robert Kagan, R. Glenn Hubbard, Mortimer Zuckerman

It isn't just pessimists who harbor serious questions about the steps our country is taking in terms of military obligations, dependence on foreigners to fund our budget deficits, the value of the dollar, and dealings with new global.

November 2009
The Future of New York
November 9th, 2009
1 Hour and 19 minutes
Michael Goodwin, George Pataki, Richard Ravitch, James Tisch, Fred Siegel

The financial crisis is having a disproportionate impact on New York, not only because we've lost major Wall Street firms and damaged our employment base, but also because of the possible longer-term effect on real-estate values and...

October 2009
The Future of the Stock Market and the World Economy
October 28th, 2009
1 hour and 28 minutes
Byron R. Wien, James Chanos, Leon Cooperman, James Grant, Lewis Sanders

The potential meltdown of the global financial system is like nothing we've seen for 80 years. Is long-term investing possible any more? How long until the economy starts growing again?



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