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N-Y Historical Society Announces March 2013 Events

THOSE ANGRY DAYS: ROOSEVELT, LINDBERGH, AND AMERICA'S FIGHT OVER WORLD WAR II
Thursday, March 28, 6:30 pm
Lynne Olson, Tom Brokaw (moderator)

Location: Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West
At the center of the debate over American intervention in World War II were the two most famous men in America: President Franklin D. Roosevelt and aviator Charles Lindbergh. The stakes could not have been higher; the combatants were larger than life. Join us for a frank discussion of the bitter clash that divided the nation, with the future of democracy and the fate of the free world hanging in the balance.

WALKING TOUR:

THE CIVIL WAR DRAFT RIOTS WALKING TOUR
Saturday, March 23, 11:00 am
Program $30 (members $18)
Barnet Schecter

Join historian Barnet Schecter for an in-depth look at the festering racial and class conflicts that produced the deadliest riots in American history: the 1863 Draft Riots. Walking tours are limited to 35 guests per tour. Please buy tickets in advance.

FILMS:

BERNARD AND IRENE SCHWARTZ CLASSIC FILM SERIES:

Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights!

Join us for the New-York Historical Society's film series, featuring opening remarks by notable directors, writers, actors, and historians.

For more information on our featured films and speakers, please visit nyhistory.org/ programs or call (212) 485-9205. Entrance to the film series is included with Museum Admission during New-York Historical's Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6-8 pm). No advanced reservations. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

The New-York Historical Society is grateful to Bank of America for its generous support of all Free Friday Programs.

World War II and Its Legacy in Film
Organized in conjunction with WWII & NYC

YOUNG MR. LINCOLN (1939) 100 minutes
Friday, March 1, 7:00 pm

Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights

Location: Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West
Harold Holzer, Ron Simon

ABE LINCOLN IN ILLINOIS (1940) 110 minutes
Friday, March 8, 7:00 pm

Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights

Location: Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West
Harold Holzer, Ron Simon

THE GANG'S ALL HERE (1943) 103 minutes
Friday, March 22, 7:00 pm

Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights

Location: Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West
Will Friedwald

THAT HAMILTON WOMAN (1941) 128 minutes
Friday, March 29, 7:00 pm

Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights

Location: Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West
Michael Korda

FREE FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERTS:

This spring the New-York Historical Society proudly presents three major musical concerts featuring Jay Leonhart, his family, friends, and special guests. In the first performance of three, Jay Leonhart and special guests will perform songs from World War II.

Entrance to the concerts is free. No advanced reservations. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 pm. Auditorium doors open at 6:30 pm (unless otherwise noted).

For details and the latest information on our upcoming concerts and performers, please visit nyhistory.org/programs.

The New-York Historical Society is grateful to Bank of America for its generous support of all Free Friday Programs

IT'S BEEN A LONG, LONG TIME: SONGS OF LONGING AND JOY FROM WORLD WAR II
Friday, March 15, 7:00 pm

Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights

Location: Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West
Jay Leonhart and surprise guests


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