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Colin Powell: On Life and Leadership

Gen. Colin Powell is one of America’s most respected and admired public figures. He shares his thoughts on reaching goals and realizing dreams during a life spent in service to his country.

Monday, August 4, 2014 - 7:00 P.M.
City as Canvas: Three Distinctive New York Museums
All-Day Tour

Discover El Museo del Barrio, the Museum of the City of New York, and the Studio Museum in Harlem as museum education consultant Sheila Pinsker guides a lively exploration of how art reflects urban history and culture.

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 7:00 A.M.
Ken Follett: Looking Back at the Tumultuous 20th Century

Storyteller extraordinaire Ken Follett discusses Edge of Eternity, the final installment of his epic Century Trilogy, which follows the saga of five intertwined who loved, hated, fought, and lived large against the backdrop of churning social, political, and economic turmoil.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 6:45 P.M.
Mozart in Vienna

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s personal and musical life was inextricably bound up in the city of Vienna. Musicologist Daniel Freeman traces the creative interplay of artist and place.

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 9:30 A.M.
Thomas Jefferson’s Eloquent Legacy: Letters from Monticello

Thomas Jefferson, an inveterate correspondent, left behind roughly 18,000 letters. J. Jefferson Looney, who served as editor (and sometimes, detective) on an edition of the documents of his final years, reveals the insights into Jefferson’s brilliant mind that these materials offer.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 6:45 P.M.
Richard Nixon’s Secret White House Tapes: Echoes of a Cover-up

Historian Ken Hughes, a research specialist on the White House tapes, unravels how the Watergate cover-up connects to wider revelations of secrets and lies in the Nixon administration.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 7:00 P.M.
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