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    Orthopedic Medicine in Civil War New York

    Dr. David B. Levine, author, historian and orthopedic surgeon emeritus at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, talked about medical care during the Civil War era, when…

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    Golden Age of Baseball in New York

    Sportswriter Allen Barra talked about his book, Mickey and Willie: Mantle and Mays, the Parallel Lives of Baseball’s Golden Age, in which he chronicles the baseball careers of Mickey…

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    Postmortem Photography and Memorializing the 19th Century

    Dr. Stanley Burns talked about the practice of 19th century post-mortem photography and the prevalence of this mourning practice. He presented a large collection of post-mortem…

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    Book Discussion on The Measure of Manhattan

    Marguerite Holloway talked about her book, The Measure of Manhattan: The Tumultuous Career and Surprising Legacy of John Randel Jr. Cartographer, Surveyor, Inventor, in which she…

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    History and Future of The New York Times

    Daniel Schwarz talked about his book, Endtimes?: Crises and Turmoil at the New York Times, 1999-2009. In his book, Mr. Schwarz explores the inner workings of The Times during a pivotal…

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    Financial Booms and Busts in American History

    A panel of economic historians looked at the impact of boom and bust periods in U.S. financial history, with a focus on the banking industry in New York City. The panelists also…

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    Book Discussion on Daniel Patrick Moynihan

    Steven Weisman moderated a discussion about former Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-NY). Mr. Weisman is the editor of the book Daniel Patrick Moynihan: A Portrait in Letters of an…

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    Book Discussion on Fatal Journey

    Peter Mancall talked about his book Fatal Journey: The Final Expedition of Henry Hudson (Basic Books, 2009). In his book he recounts the expeditions of explorer Henry Hudson (1565-1611).…

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    Legacy of Robert Moses

    Forty years after the reign of city planner Robert Moses, key city players described urbanism in the 21st century and set out their vision for the future. Topics included regional…

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    Book Discussion on The Power Broker

    Robert Caro talked about his book The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York, published by Vintage. This biography of Robert Moses won a Pulitzer Prize in 1974. He talked…

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    Life and Work of Daniel Patrick Moynihan

    Panelists examined Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s prolific career as a senator, ambassador, scholar and author. Moynihan served as a Democratic senator from New York from 1977-2001.…

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    Book Discussion on Roosevelt the Explorer

    Mr. Jeffers discussed his book Roosevelt the Explorer: Theodore Roosevelt’s Amazing Adventures As a Naturalist, Conservationist, and Explorer, published by Rowman and…

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