Book Discussion on New York at War

In his book Steven Jaffe recounts the attacks on New York City, from its earliest days as a Dutch trading outpost through the 19th and 20th… read more

In his book Steven Jaffe recounts the attacks on New York City, from its earliest days as a Dutch trading outpost through the 19th and 20th century. The author examines how each conflict affected the city, including the American Revolution, when 18,000 American prisoners of war died in British prisons to an explosion in a harbor freight depot executed by German agents prior to the U.S. participation in World War I. Steven Jaffe showed slides during his presentation, which focused on the years 1860-1933. He responded to questions from members of the audience at this speaks at The Museum Shop of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum. close

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Book Discussion on New York at War

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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jun 23, 2012
Last Aired:
Sep 4, 2012

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  • Jun 23, 2012 | 9:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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