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The heart of the N-YHS public program activity is the Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series. Through the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Schwartz the Historical Society has been able to bring a wide array of extraordinary lectures and dynamic conversations to New York’s Upper West Side. Speakers are attracted by our classic auditorium, by the relevance of their work to our mission, and by the knowledge that they will be presenting to an intelligent, passionate and articulate audience. Our broad range of programs feature topics in history and current affairs, highlights from current exhibitions, and lively musical events.

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The heart of the N-YHS public program activity is the Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series. Through the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Schwartz the Historical Society has been able to bring a wide array of extraordinary lectures and dynamic conversations to New York’s Upper West Side. Speakers are attracted by our classic auditorium, by the relevance of their work to our mission, and by the knowledge that they will be presenting to an intelligent, passionate and articulate audience. Our broad range of programs feature topics in history and current affairs, highlights from current exhibitions, and lively musical events.

    George Washington on Leadership

    George Washington on Leadership

    • 54 min
    James Madison and the Constitution

    James Madison and the Constitution

    • 58 min
    Madison and the Constitution, Part II

    Madison and the Constitution, Part II

    • 57 min
    Ladies of Liberty

    Ladies of Liberty

    • 51 min
    Samuel Adams: A Life

    Samuel Adams: A Life

    • 1 hr 2 min
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    Washington, Grant, Marshall: Three Soldiers and American Ways of War

    Washington, Grant, Marshall: Three Soldiers and American Ways of War

    • 11 min

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