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    Book Discussion on Machine Made

    Terry Golway talked about his book, Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics, in which he recounts Tammany Hall politics in New York City. In his book,…

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    Harlem in the Early 20th Century

    Barry Lewis talked about the history of Harlem’s buildings and people. Founded as a 17th century Dutch outpost, Harlem was developed during the Reconstruction Era as a white…

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    Fracking in New York

    Gannett Albany Bureau capitol correspondent Jon Campbell talked by telephone about the debate in New York over whether to allow fracking, following a 2008 moratorium on drilling, as well as…

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    New York's Year of Anarchy

    Thai Jones, curator for American History at Columbia University, told the story of the struggle between anarchists, progressives, and plutocrats in 1914 New York City.

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    Gilded Age New York

    Curators Jeannine Falino and Phyllis Magidson gave a tour of the Museum of the City of New York and spoke about how New York City’s wealthiest lived in the 19th century. The…

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    Tenement Museum

    Kira Garcia talked about New York City’s Lower East Side Tenement Museum, including an exhibit on how immigrant families coped with poverty and crowded conditions in the 19th and…

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    New York State of the State Address

    Governor Andrew Cuomo gave his annual state of the state address from the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany.

    Video courtesy of NYS Media Services Center.

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    Book Discussion on A Mayor's Life

    Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins talked about his book, [A Mayor’s Life: Governing New York’s Gorgeous Mosaic, a memoir about growing up in Harlem and his eventual win…

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    Preview of New York City Mayoral Primary Debate

    Kate Taylor spoke from the C-SPAN studio in New York City and Alexander Burns from the Politico newsroom in Washington, D.C., to preview the New York City mayoral campaign and a debate…

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    New York City Mayoral Democratic Primary Debate

    Seven Democratic candidates vying to become New York city’s next mayor participated in their third debate. The primary election was set for September 10.

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    New York City and Terrorism

    New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly was interviewed by Campbell Brown at the New York Ideas 2013 forum. They talked about the 16 terrorist plots against New York City that…

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    History of New York City's Times Square and Coney Island

    Barry Lewis talked about the development of New York City’s Times Square and Coney Island. Mr. Lewis argued that these two entertainment centers served to break down the…

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    History of New York City's Grand Central Terminal

    Architectural historian Barry Lewis talks about the history and construction of New York City’s Grand Central Terminal in the early 20th century. He talked about the importance…

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    New York State of the State Address

    Governor Andrew Cuomo gave his annual state of the state address from the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. He used slides and audiovisual material as he talked about…

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    American History TV in Albany, New York

    These are the programs shown during the Albany LCV weekend on American History TV:
    New York State Capitol Building
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    New York State Museum’s September 11, 2001…

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    Book TV in Albany, New York

    These are the programs shown during the Albany, New York LCV weekend on Book TV:
    New York State Writer’s Institute
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    O Albany!
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    Lily of the Mohawks
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    SUNY Albany…

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    History of New York City's Penn Station

    Architectural historian Barry Lewis talked about the history of Pennsylvania Station, from its development in the early 1900s, through its demolition and remodeling of its remaining…

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    Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief

    Andrew Grossman gave an update on conditions along the New Jersey shore and in New York City two weeks after Hurricane Sandy. He showed some of the storm damage video he captured while…

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    Tour of Staten Island Damage from Hurricane Sandy

    President Obama travelled to the New York City area to assess storm damage from Hurricane Sandy. During the visit, he met with affected families, local officials and first responders,…

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    The Albany Institute's Dutch Collections

    Tammis Groft, Chief Curator at the Albany Institute of History and Art, talks about the history of the Albany Institute. He also talked about pieces from the Institute’s Dutch…

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