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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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New York Historical Society has hosted 171 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1998 Speech. The year with the most events was 2017 with 19 events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2011 with an average of 2,720 views per video. Most appearances with Louise Mirrer (47), Dale Gregory (32), Harold Holzer (31). Most common tags: Civil War, Early American History (1600-1850), Lincoln, Abraham.

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    Celebrating Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

    Carla Knorowski, editor of Gettysburg Replies: The World Responds to Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, reads passages from the book,…

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    Robert Caro Symposium

    Award-winning author Robert Caro, best known for his multi-volume biography of Lyndon Johnson, reflected on his life and…

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    The Chinese Lady

    Former Smithsonian curator Nancy Davis told the story of Afong Moy, a Chinese woman who came to America as a promotional…

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    Debate Over Public Monuments

    Curator Wendy Ikemoto explored the New York Historical Society’s exhibition that addresses the debate over historical…

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