Past Public Programs

Join us at Roosevelt House for special conversation about two giants of American politics,... Read more
 The Duke Lacrosse team scandal was front-page news... Read more
The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter... Read more
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Join us for a screening of Underwater Dreams, a new documentary film by award-winning... Read more
New York City is home to one of the nation’s most robust charter sectors, boasting nearly 150 schools and 50,000... Read more
Please join us for a book discussion with James Tobin, author of The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the... Read more
Former US solicitor general Theodore B. Olson and litigator David Boies discuss... Read more
A special evening commemorating the 70th anniversary of D-Day as Roosevelt House welcomes... Read more
Danny Meyer
A conversation between Danny Meyer, award-winning New York restaurateur and entrepreneur and Roosevelt House Interim... Read more
Reception 5:30 PM | Program 6:00 PM
Emergent City
Co-presented with the World Policy Institute.
For this, the final program in the series “Anxieties of Democracy,” presented by the Social Science Research Council at Roosevelt... Read more
This event is co-sponsored with the Department of Political Science at Hunter College. India’s general elections are not only fascinating... Read more
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Few people have had more of an impact on the recent history of New York City and State than Richard Ravitch. He built some of its most notable... Read more
Matt Taibbi
Interviewed by Richard Tofel, President of ProPublica
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With: Colum McCann, Jeff Sharlet, Susan Shillinglaw, and moderated by Jeff Allred.
Join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome Edwin Cameron, Justice of the Constitutional Court, South Africa’s highest court. He is one of... Read more
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A conversation featuring Michael I. Sovern, President Emeritus of Columbia University and author of the new book, An Improbable Life:... Read more
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With: Nicholas Freudenberg & Nancy Romer; Moderated by Dr. Thomas A. Farley
Tri fire
Please join us for a panel discussion of the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire and its effect on labor laws and workplace safety in the US,... Read more
reinventing american healthcare
Join us at Roosevelt House for a book discussion featuring Ezekiel Emanuel, author of the just-published Reinventing American Health Care: How... Read more
Join us for a conversation with award-winning Indian film actress, director, and committed human rights advocate, Nandita Das.... Read more
This event will be held at the Kaye Playhouse

Public Programs at Roosevelt House are free to the public and open with advance registration, made possible through the support of the Charina Endowment Fund and other generous donors.