Public Programs On-Demand

Public Programs

On-Demand

Public Programs

On-Demand

The New-York Historical Society is pleased to announce a rich library of program recordings available to stream on demand. Produced exclusively for New-York Historical, the offerings feature an array of exciting talks with celebrated scholars, writers, and public figures.

On-demand programs are made available on the indicated dates and can be purchased and viewed at your convenience.

If you have any questions, please review our FAQ page. If your question is not addressed, please contact public.programs@nyhistory.org for the fastest response. If you would prefer to reach us by phone, you may leave a message on our office line, 212-485-9205.

Members of the New-York Historical Society Chairman's Council are invited to view all programs at no charge. To request access as a current Chairman's Council member, or to inquire about Chairman's Council membership, please email chairmanscouncil@nyhistory.org.

The Life and Long Shadow of Joe McCarthy
Featuring: Larry Tye, David Nasaw
Recorded August 27, 2020
Price: $20
Member Price: $10
A Conversation with Philip Deloria
Featuring: Philip J. Deloria, David M. Rubenstein
Recorded September 4, 2020
Price: $20
Member Price: $10
Electoral Hardball from Burr to Bush
Featuring: Akhil Reed Amar, Pamela S. Karlan
Recorded October 1, 2020
Price: $20
Member Price: $10
Exercise of Power: American Failures, Successes, and a New Path Forward in the Post-Cold War World
Featuring: Robert M. Gates, David M. Rubenstein
Recorded September 18, 2020
Price: $20
Member Price: $10
How to Lead: Wisdom from the World’s Greatest CEOs, Founders, and Game Changers
Featuring: David M. Rubenstein, Douglas Brinkley
Recorded September 22, 2020
Price: $20
Member Price: $10
A Conversation with Martin Baron
Featuring: Martin Baron, Alberto Ibargüen
Recorded October 22, 2020
Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own
Featuring: Eddie S. Glaude Jr., David W. Blight
Recorded October 15, 2020
Price: $20
Member Price: $10
A Conversation with Linda Greenhouse: Elections and the U.S. Constitution
Featuring: Linda Greenhouse, David M. Rubenstein
Recorded October 12, 2020
Price: $20
Member Price: $10
Price: $20
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One Mighty and Irresistible Tide: The Epic Struggle over American Immigration, 1924–1965
Featuring: Jia Lynn Yang, David M. Rubenstein
Recorded September 11, 2020
Price: $20
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Silver, Sword, and Stone: A History of Latin America
Featuring: Marie Arana, David M. Rubenstein
Recorded July 23, 2020
Price: $20
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Churchill and Secret Intelligence
Featuring: Andrew Roberts, General David H. Petraeus (U.S. Army, Retired)
Recorded October 15, 2020
Price: $20
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Washington’s End: The Final Years and Forgotten Struggle
Featuring: Jonathan Horn, General David H. Petraeus (U.S. Army, Retired)
Recorded April 23, 2020
Price: $20
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The Man Who Ran Washington: The Life and Times of James A. Baker III
Featuring: Peter Baker, Susan B. Glasser, Douglas Brinkley
Recorded October 23, 2020
Price: $20
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The President and Immigration Law
Featuring: Cristina M. Rodríguez, Akhil Reed Amar
Recorded October 23, 2020
Price: $20
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The Daughters of Yalta: The Churchills, Roosevelts, and Harrimans
Featuring: Catherine Grace Katz, Julian Fellowes
Recorded October 25, 2020
Price: $20
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A Conversation with David Blight: The Spirit of Democracy
Featuring: David W. Blight, Lewis H. Lapham
Recorded December 11, 2020
His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope
Featuring: Jon Meacham, David M. Rubenstein
Recorded September 11, 2020
Price: $20
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Democracy and Equality: The Enduring Constitutional Vision of the Warren Court
Featuring: Geoffrey R. Stone, Nadine Strossen
Recorded May 7, 2020
Price: $20
Member Price: $10
The Presidents vs. the Press: From the Founding Fathers to Fake News
Featuring: Harold Holzer, Douglas Brinkley
Recorded November 10, 2020
Price: $20
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A Conversation with Jeffrey Rosen: The Life and Legacy of Justice Ginsburg
Featuring: Jeffrey Rosen, David M. Rubenstein
Recorded November 13, 2020
Price: $20
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China in the 21st Century
Featuring: Dan Blumenthal, Roger Hertog
Recorded December 1, 2020
Price: $20
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The Last Million: Europe’s Displaced Persons from World War to Cold War
Featuring: David Nasaw, Judith Shulevitz
Recorded January 5, 2021
Price: $20
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Churchill and the Royal Family
Featuring: Andrew Roberts, General David H. Petraeus (U.S. Army, Retired)
Recorded January 8, 2021
Price: $20
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The Hardest Job in the World: The American Presidency
Featuring: John Dickerson, David M. Rubenstein
Recorded November 13, 2020
Price: $20
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Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner’s Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause
Featuring: Brigadier General Ty Seidule (U.S. Army, Ret.), General David H. Petraeus (U.S. Army, Retired)
Recorded February 4, 2021
Price: $20
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The Crooked Path to Abolition: Abraham Lincoln and the Antislavery Constitution
Featuring: James Oakes, Manisha Sinha
Recorded January 14, 2021
Price: $20
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Smalltime: A Story of My Family and the Mob
Featuring: Russell Shorto, Robert Orsi
Recorded February 1, 2021
Price: $20
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The Electoral College
Featuring: Akhil Reed Amar, David M. Rubenstein
Recorded January 22, 2021
Price: $20
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A Conversation with Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Featuring: Henry Louis Gates Jr., David M. Rubenstein
Recorded January 22, 2021
Price: $20
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Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All
Featuring: Martha S. Jones, Eric Foner
Recorded January 28, 2021
Price: $20
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White Fright: The Sexual Panic at the Heart of America's Racist History
Featuring: Jane Dailey, Randall Kennedy
Recorded February 9, 2021
Price: $20
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The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote
Featuring: Elaine Weiss, David M. Rubenstein
Recorded September 25, 2020
Price: $20
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The Economy and the President
Featuring: James Grant, Byron R. Wien
Recorded January 26, 2021
Price: $20
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Churchill and Friendship
Featuring: Andrew Roberts, General David H. Petraeus (U.S. Army, Retired)
Recorded February 26, 2021
Price: $20
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His Very Best: Jimmy Carter, a Life
Featuring: Jonathan Alter, David M. Rubenstein
Recorded November 20, 2020
Price: $20
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The Spirit of the Laws and the 2020 Election
Featuring: Philip Bobbitt, Samuel Issacharoff, Akhil Reed Amar
Recorded November 24, 2020
Price: $20
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She Came to Slay: The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman
Featuring: Erica Armstrong Dunbar, Eric Foner
Recorded January 19, 2021
Price: $20
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Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight
Featuring: Julia Sweig, Betty Sue Flowers
Recorded March 18, 2021
Price: $20
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Imperfect Union: The Frémonts, the American West, and the Civil War
Featuring: Steve Inskeep, Douglas Brinkley
Recorded March 25, 2021
Price: $20
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Cover Story: Katharine Graham, CEO
Featuring: Donald E. Graham, Lally Graham Weymouth, David M. Rubenstein
Recorded January 7, 2021
Price: $20
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Trump, Biden, and the U.S. Supreme Court
Featuring: Jeffrey Rosen, Akhil Reed Amar, Marcia Coyle
Recorded April 15, 2021
Price: $20
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Saving Stuyvesant Town
Featuring: Daniel R. Garodnick, Gale Brewer
Recorded April 20, 2021
Price: $20
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Joe Biden: The Life, the Run, and What Matters Now
Featuring: Evan Osnos, Douglas Brinkley
Recorded April 22, 2021
Price: $20
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Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge
Featuring: Erica Armstrong Dunbar, Eric Foner
Recorded February 25, 2021
Price: $20
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White Freedom and Lady Liberty
Featuring: Tyler Stovall, Jennifer Sessions
Recorded March 16, 2021
Price: $20
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Race and Freedom of Expression
Featuring: Randall Kennedy, Nadine Strossen
Recorded May 4, 2021
Price: $20
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After Trump: Reconstructing the Presidency
Featuring: Jack Goldsmith, Trevor Morrison
Recorded May 6, 2021
Price: $20
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American Republics: A Continental History of the United States, 1783–1850
Featuring: Alan Taylor, Eric Foner
Recorded May 11, 2021
Price: $20
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Gay Like Me: A Father Writes to His Son
Featuring: Richie Jackson, Chelsea Clinton
Recorded October 29, 2020
Price: $20
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On Juneteenth
Featuring: Annette Gordon-Reed, Peter S. Onuf
Recorded May 20, 2021
Price: $20
Member Price: $10
The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle
Featuring: Lillian Faderman, David M. Rubenstein
Recorded September 25, 2020
Price: $20
Member Price: $10
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