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    Book Discussion on End of Days

    James Swanson talked about his book, End of Days: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy, in which he recounts the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on November 22, 1963.…

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    Abusing Lincoln's Legacy

    Panelists talked about the use, and abuse, of Lincoln’s legacy in today’s Washington. This event was co-sponsored by Ford’s Theatre and was part of the…

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    Military Veterans on Diversity

    A panel of veterans shares personal accounts of their military service. Norman Mineta, a Japanese American, was a child when he was sent to an internment camp during World War II and…

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    Jews and Race Relations in the South

    Panelists talked about southern Jews and race relations.  This event was part of the Lincoln Legacy Project, a five-year Ford’s Theatre effort dealing with the issues of…

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    Q&A with Andrew Ferguson

    Andrew Ferguson was interviewed in Ford’s Theater about Abraham Lincoln and his impact on American society and culture. He is the author of Land of Lincoln: Adventures in…

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    Lincoln Presidency

    Mr. Cole read a message from President George W. Bush, followed by a brief video and reading commemoration of President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. A medal was presented…

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    Mr. Lincoln's Family

    Participants talked about the relationship Lincoln had with his immediate family, his cabinet and other political figures. They focused on his early childhood and the characteristics…

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    Mr. Lincoln: A Man for All Seasons

    In his keynote speech Mr. Beschloss talked about Lincoln’s assassination and how subsequent presidents viewed Lincoln’s legacy. He was followed by several park rangers…

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    History Methods and the Lincoln Assassination

    In this second panel historians discussed the personalities and events which led to the assassination of President Lincoln on April 14, 1865. The discussion focused on various theories of…

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    Popular History and the Lincoln Assassination

    In this first panel historians and authors discussed President Lincoln’s assassination which occurred on April 14, 1865. They highlighted the events which led to the assassination and…

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    Saturday Journal Ford's Theater

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Lincoln Assassination Anniversary

    Three Lincoln scholars talked about the political situation in April 1865, the myths and realities surrounding the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, and how the media treated…

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