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.

October 2010
High Financier: The Lives and Time of Siegmund Warburg
October 5th, 2010
53 min 38 sec
Niall Ferguson

Niall Ferguson tells the story of Siegmund Warburg, a refugee from Hitler’s Germany who rose to become one of the dominant figures in finance in post-war Europe. He was one of the architects of European financial integration and a key advisor to governments in London, Tokyo and Jerusalem. An obsessive perfectionist with an aversion to excessive risk, Warburg came to embody the ideals of high finance and was as much a psychologist, politician, and actor-manager as he was a banker.

Niall Ferguson is a best-selling author and a writer and presenter of television documentary series. He is Laurence A. Tisch Professor at Harvard University and a senior research fellow of Jesus College, Oxford University. His latest book is High Financier: The Lives and Time of Siegmund Warburg.

May 2010
Tales of the Grateful Dead and New York
May 27th, 2010
53 min 42 sec
Gary Lambert, Pete Fornatale, Carol Brightman, Lenny Kaye

From the free concerts in Tompkins Square and Central Park to Filmore East and Madison Square Garden, the Grateful Dead considered New York a second home for much of the band's 30-year touring career...

May 2010
Madison and the Constitution, Part II
May 11th, 2010
57 min 11 sec
Gordon Wood, Benno Schmidt, Sean Wilentz

He was a delegate to the Continental Congress, the Father of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, a founder of his party, and one of the first presidents of the United States.

May 2010
Yankee Stadium Forever: The Legends, Ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio, and Mantle
May 4th, 2010
48 min 41 sec
Ed Randall, Bert Sugar, Tony Morante

The Yankee Stadium Forever series returns with an evening of tall tales, iconic stories, and enduring memories of the greatest players ever to roam the House that Ruth Built, and those who are commemorated in Monument Park.

April 2010
Associate Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Delivers Lecture on the Dred Scott Case
April 21st, 2010
58 min 15 sec
Associate Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer

One of the most infamous Supreme Court decisions in American history, the 1857 Dred Scott v. Sandford verdict pushed the nation closer to the brink of civil war. Click here to view the written transcript



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