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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.

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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November 2019
Audio
This Land is Their Land: The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving
November 21st, 2019
David J. Silverman, Carol Berkin (moderator)

Historian David J. Silverman, in conversation with Carol Berkin, discusses the first Thanksgiving in November 1621.

Duration: 55:42

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November 2019
Audio
Fight for Liberty: Defending Democracy
November 19th, 2019
Philip Bobbitt, Bret Stephens, Max Boot (moderator)

Philip Bobbitt, Bret Stephens, and Max Boot discuss the biggest threats to democracy today and how advocates can fight back.

Duration: 57:05

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