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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
Audio
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

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December 2019
Audio
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

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December 2019
Audio
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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December 2019
Audio
FDR and Pearl Harbor: The Road to War
December 7th, 2019
John H. Maurer

Military historian John H. Maurer discusses President Roosevelt’s reaction to Pearl Harbor and the lead up to the American entrance into World War II.

Duration: 1:25:32

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December 2019
Audio
Hope and History: A Memoir of Tumultuous Times
December 3rd, 2019
William vanden Heuvel, Katrina vanden Heuvel (moderator)

Ambassador vanden Heuvel discusses his life and his career as a public servant with his daughter Katrina vanden Heuvel.

Duration: 58:47

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