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  • New York Citys Bellevue Hospital
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    New York City's Bellevue Hospital

    David Oshinsky talked about his book, Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America’s Most Storied Hospital. New York City’s Bellevue hospital was founded in 1736 and is the…

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  • Tyler Anbinder Discusses emCity of Dreamsem
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    City of Dreams

    Professor Tyler Anbinder talked about his book City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York, in which he recalls four centuries of immigration to New York City. He was…

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  • Female Political Trailblazers from New York
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    Female Political Trailblazers from New York

    Panelists talked about three female political trailblazers from New York: former Representatives Shirley Chisholm (D-NY), the first African American woman elected to the United States…

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  • emNew York at Warem
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    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 century. The author examines how each conflict…

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  • emIsland of Viceem
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    Island of Vice

    Richard Zacks recounts stories of New York City in the 1890s, the hub of America’s manufacturing and financial world as well as the home of an alternate economy, marked by casinos, brothels, and crime rings. These two worlds…

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  • emEd Koch and the Rebuilding of New York Cityem
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    Ed Koch and the Rebuilding of New York City

    Jonathan Soffer, associate history professor at New York University’s Polytechnic Institute, examines Ed Koch’s tenure as mayor of New York City from 1978 to 1989. Mr. Soffer recalls the depleted…

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