The videos below are recordings of some past programs that were sponsored by the Friends of the New York State Library.
Whatever Happened to Watervliet?
Stephen Paterwic's January 15, 2015 program on the Watervliet and New Lebanon Shaker communities. (Note: The first video is the presentation; the second covers the question and answer session.)
Part 1: Whatever Happened to Watervliet? The Politics Behind Why the New Lebanon Shaker Community Became the "Center of Union" (57 minutes and 43 seconds) from Friends of the NY State Library on Vimeo.
Tupper Lake Adirondack Club Lawsuit
September 17, 2014 presentation by Willie Janeway (Adirondack Council) , Roger Downs (Sierra Club, Atlantic Chapter), and Peter Bauer (Protect the Adirondacks!).
From Amsterdam to Albany: An Address by Russell Shorto
Russell Shorto's June 19, 2014 presentation.
Bobsledding: An Albany Invention
Christopher Lindsay's presentation from February 8, 2014 at the Fort Orange Club in Albany, NY.