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For the Ages: A History Podcast

For the Ages: A History Podcast

113 Episodes By New-York Historical Society podcast.nyhistory.org
Explore the rich and complex history of the United States and beyond. Produced by the New-York Historical Society, host David M. Rubenstein engages the nation’s foremost historians and creative thinkers on a wide range of topics, including presidential biography, the nation’s founding, and the peopl ...more
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For the Ages: A History Podcast
For the Ages: A History Podcast
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JFK and the Promise of Democracy
John F. Kennedy was one of the most iconic political... more
May 20 2024 27m
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LatinoLand: A Portrait of America's Largest and Least Understood Minority
Today, Latinos represent 20% of the US population, w... more
May 15 2024 27m
Latin American Immigration and Cultural Identity
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Becoming FDR: The Personal Crisis That Made a President
In popular memory, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the... more
May 6 2024 27m
Franklin Roosevelt's Inaugural Address
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In the Shadow of Slavery: African Americans in New York City, 1626–1863
In 1991, a crew of New York City construction worker... more
Apr 29 2024 27m
Radical Abolitionists and Race Riots
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The Song of the Cell: An Exploration of Medicine and the New Human
The discovery of the cell in the 17th century caused... more
Apr 22 2024 27m
History of the Word Cancer
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How the Best Did It: Leadership Lessons from Our Top Presidents
Throughout history, Americans have looked to their p... more
Apr 14 2024 31m
Reagan's Long-Term Vision and Optimism
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G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century
J. Edgar Hoover was not only the inaugural director ... more
Apr 8 2024 27m
Hoover's Rise in Law Enforcement
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Hitler’s American Gamble: Pearl Harbor and Germany’s March to Global War
In December 1941, Nazi Germany controlled much of Eu... more
Mar 25 2024 31m
Strategic Shift in World War II
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River of the Gods: Genius, Courage, and Betrayal in the Search for the Source of the Nile
In an exhilarating and, at times, harrowing account ... more
Mar 18 2024 38m
Colonel Candido Rondon
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Elizabeth Taylor: The Grit & Glamour of an Icon, Part Two
Author and journalist Kate Andersen Brower rejoins D... more
Mar 11 2024 24m
Sympathy Vote for Elizabeth Taylor
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Elizabeth Taylor: The Grit & Glamour of an Icon, Part One
Elizabeth Taylor, a legend of cinema known across th... more
Mar 4 2024 31m
Nightmare About Plane Crash Impact
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Creating a Confederate Kentucky: The Lost Cause and Civil War Memory in a Border State
Kentucky fought alongside the Union for the entirety... more
Feb 26 2024 37m
Grant's Memoirs
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Mourning the Presidents
In an incisive analysis of national mourning followi... more
Feb 19 2024 34m
Presidential Funerals and Locations
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The Age of Lincoln
The arc of Abraham Lincoln’s political career existe... more
Feb 12 2024 31m
Lincoln's Belief in Liberty and Military Strategy
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Coolidge
In the wake of a pandemic and amidst deep partisan d... more
Feb 5 2024 30m
Coolidge's Leadership Style and Quirks
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The Escape Artist: The Man Who Broke Out of Auschwitz to Warn the World, Part Two
Jonathan Freedland once again joins David Rubenstein... more
Jan 29 2024 25m
Debating Bombing Auschwitz and Railway Lines
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The Escape Artist: The Man Who Broke Out of Auschwitz to Warn the World, Part One
In April of 1944, Walter Rosenberg escaped from Ausc... more
Jan 22 2024 29m
The Escape Artist
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John Quincy Adams: His Presidency and Final Years
Biographer James Traub continues the story of John Q... more
Jan 15 2024 37m
Political Allegiance and Career Choices
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John Quincy Adams: Early Life and the Road to the Presidency
As the son of a Founding Father and with a political... more
Jan 8 2024 19m
The Last Phase of Adams's Career
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Morgenthau: Power, Privilege, and the Rise of an American Dynasty
Described by former mayor Ed Koch as “the closest we... more
Dec 18 2023 37m
Roosevelt, Agriculture, and Jewish Influence
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Conflict: The Evolution of Modern Warfare
The conflicts that have marked the past 60 years hav... more
Dec 11 2023 45m
Interconnected Global Impact on Deterrence
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Justice Deferred: Race and the Supreme Court
While the Supreme Court is often presented in Americ... more
Dec 4 2023 32m
Future Book Projects and Famous Poet
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The Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American Institution
The US Constitution did not create or provide for th... more
Nov 27 2023 34m
George Washington's Disappointing Senate Encounter
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The Liberation Trilogy: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945
Exploring the final installment of the Liberation Tr... more
Nov 20 2023 25m
Eisenhower's Role in Decision-Making in Normandy
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The Liberation Trilogy: The War in Sicily, Italy, and North Africa
In this first of two conversations, Pulitzer Prize w... more
Nov 13 2023 33m
Eisenhower's Leadership and British Support
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