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    Panel Discussion on Abraham Lincoln

    Speakers at the 18th annual Abraham Lincoln Symposium participated in a panel discussion about the life and legacy of the 16th president. They also responded to questions and comments from the audience.

    This panel was part of a symposium on the life, career, and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. The 18th annual symposium on “The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship” was held at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C.

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    Life of John Wilkes Booth

    Terry Alford talked about the life of John Wilkes Booth and the actor and confederate sympathizer’s role in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.

    “John Wilkes Booth: A Biographer’s 25 Years with an Assassin” was part of a symposium on the life, career, and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. The 18th annual symposium on “The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship” was held at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C.

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    Cybersecurity Challenges

    Representative Michael McCaul (R-TX), chair of the House Committee on Homeland Security, talked about congresional legislative priorities to combat growing cyber threats.

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    Mourning Abraham Lincoln

    Martha Hodes talked about the impact of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln and the legacy of the Civil War.

    “Mourning Lincoln: The Assassination and the Meaning of the Civil War” was part of a symposium on the life, career, and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. The 18th annual symposium on “The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship” was held at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C.

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    Union Troops and the Lincoln Assassination

    Stephen Goldman talked about the impact of assassination of President Abraham Lincoln on Union troops.

    “Mr. Lincoln’s ‘Thinking Bayonets:’ Assassination, Coming Home and the 'Unfinished Work'” was part of a symposium on the life, career, and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. The 18th annual symposium on “The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship” was held at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C.

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    Iran Nuclear Negotiations

    Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iran John Limbert and National Iranian American Council President Trita Parsi participated in a discussion on the Iran nuclear talks. Barbara Slavin of the Atlantic Council moderated the discussion.

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    A Conversation with Representative Steve Russell (R-OK)

    Representative Steve Russell (R-OK) reflects on his new role as a member of Congress, his long career in the U.S. Army and subsequent work advocating for veterans, serving in the Oklahoma State Senate, and owning a rifle manufacturer.

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    A Conversation with Representative Ruben Gallego (D-AZ)

    Representative Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) reflected on his new role as a member of Congress, his background as a child of immigrants, his experience at Harvard University, his dropping out to join the Marines, and his new life in Washington.

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    A Conversation with Representative William Hurd (R-TX)

    Representative William Hurd (R-TX) reflected on his new role as a member of Congress representing Texas’s 23rd District, his former work for the Central Intelligence Agency, and his motivations for pursuing political office.

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    Biological and Chemical Threat Preparedness, Leadership

    Former House Select Committee on Intelligence Chair Mike Rogers (R-MI) and others participated in an event on biological and chemical threat preparedness, response, and recovery. 

    “Response and Recovery” was the fourth meeting of the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense.

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