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New York Historical Society

The New-York Historical Society is an American history museum and library located in New York City at the corner of 77th Street and Central Park West in Manhattan. Founded in 1804 as New York's first museum, the New-York Historical Society presents exhibitions, public programs and research that explore the rich history of New York and the nation. Wikipedia*

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The New York Historical Society has 144 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1998, [The Lord Cornbury Scandal]. The year with the most videos was 2017 with 20 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2018 with an average of 1,775 views per program. Most appearances with Louise Mirrer (29), Dale Gregory (26), Harold Holzer (20). Most common tags: Civil War, Early American History (1600-1850), African American History.

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    African American Students and the First Amendment

    Harvard Law professor Randall Kennedy talked about the origins of first amendment rights for African American student…

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    Military Rivals Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee

    Historians John Marszalek and Craig Symonds looked at the military rivalry between Civil War Generals Ulysses S. Grant and Robert…

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    Professor Stephen Kotkin continued his multi-volume biography of Joseph Stalin, with a focus on Stalin’s leadership of the…

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    The Road Not Taken

    Military historian Max Boot examined the impact that CIA officer Edward Lansdale had on American foreign policy and…

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