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Authors Discuss Catskills History, Japanese Internment Camps

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This week on New York NOW we have two interviews on some of the more compelling moments in our country's history.

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The forgotten War of 1812

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Throughout our schooling, we were taught about the historical importance of American conflicts like the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and the two World Wars.

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NYC Firefighter shares his story from 9/11

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On the 11th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks in Manhattan, around 75 members, both past and present, of New York City Fire Department’s Engine 6 fire company came to the New York State Museum for a remembrance ceremony.

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Grand Central turns 100

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We take a look back at the history of Grand Central, both the highs and lows, with two authors who have written new books on the structure.

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Pulitzer Prize Winners Doris Kearns Goodwin & Robert Caro

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New York NOW features interviews with two of the most decorated writers of the last 50 years.

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Gubernatorial Authors Discuss Rockefeller, Roosevelt

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We sit down with two biographers of two of the most acclaimed governors in our state's history.

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Politics and baseball's sad lexicon

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Albany historian John Evers explains the beginnings of the Moreland Act and how it was used by Gov. Al Smith.

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Ken Burns: The 'New York NOW' interview

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Ken Burns on his latest film 'The Dust Bowl,' as well as some of his future projects which include films on the Roosevelts and the Vietnam War.

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Kermit Roosevelt discusses 'Allegiance'

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The civil rights violations that occurred during World War II weren't just limited to Nazi Germany.

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The March on Washington 50 years later

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With the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington on August 28, 2013, New York NOW sat down with two prominent African Americans who share their memories of that summer day in August of 1963.

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Rochester Race Riots Revisited

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This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the Rochester Race Riots of 1964 when for three long days city residents along Joseph Avenue clashed with police.

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Revisiting the Attica uprising

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It was 45 years ago this month that the state and nation's attention was captured by the prison uprising in the small Western New York town of Attica.

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Town of Newcomb replacing historic Teddy Roosevelt plaque

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While driving west along 28N in the Central Adirondacks, I did a double-take passing one of the historic markers along what is commonly called the "Roosevelt-Marcy Trail."

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Hidden for a decade, mural revealed

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Concealed painting at State Education Building reveals educational opportunity.

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Pulitzer-winner Robert Caro on LBJ and Robert Moses

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Pulitzer-winner Robert Caro discusses biographies of LBJ and master builder Robert Moses.

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