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    Lincoln's Work Ethic and Ambition

    Rich Lowry talked about his book, Lincoln Unbound: How an Ambitious Young Railsplitter Saved the American Dream - and How We Can Do It Again, in which he discusses President Abraham…

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    Lincoln's 1864 Re-Election

    Fred Martin talked about his book Abraham Lincoln’s Path to Reelection in 1864: Our Greatest Victory. br/ “Lincoln’s Long March to Victory in 1864” was a…

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    Britain's Response to the Emancipation Proclamation

    Amanda Foreman talked about the international response to the Civil War, particularly by Great Britain. She is the author of A World on Fire: An Epic History of Two Nations Divided.…

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    President Lincoln and Southern Civilians

    Professor Burrus Carnahan addressed the charge currently prevalent in some circles that President Lincoln was a war criminal, primarily due to the suffering of civilians during the Civil…

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    Panel on Lincoln-Douglas Debates

    The panel discussed the Lincoln-Douglas debates in the framework of the Herndon letters, which was a collection of interviews from those who were involved in the Lincoln-Douglas…

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    Lincoln's Generals

    David Work spoke on the topic, “Why Lincoln Appointed Political Generals.” br/ He talked about the scarcity of generals in the U.S. Army at the beginning of the Civil War and…

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    Lincoln Symposium

    William Lee Miller spoke of Abraham Lincoln’s initial federal career, his moral perceptions, and his perspectives on the Civil War. Professor Miller then answered questions from…

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    Lincoln Symposium

    A panel of authors responded to audience members' questions about their books and about Abraham Lincoln. Mark Steiner wrote, An Honest Calling: The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln, published…

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    Book Discussion on Hanging Captain Gordon

    Ron Soodalter talked about his book Hanging Captain Gordon: The Life and Trial of an American Slave Trader, published by Washington Square Press. The author argued that President…

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    Book Discussion on Lincoln's Sword

    Mr. Wilson talked about his book, Lincoln’s Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words, published by Knopf. He described Lincoln’s development as a writer from his…

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    Private Life of Abraham Lincoln

    Ms. Goodwin talked about the way a leader’s private life affects his public actions. Ms. Goodwin analyzed the private life of Abraham Lincoln and three other contenders…

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    Book Discussion on Blood on the Moon

    Mr. Steers talked about his book Blood on the Moon: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, published by The University Press of Kentucky. Mr. Steers challenges three major…

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    Book Discussion on Lincoln's Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural

    Mr. White talked about his book, Lincoln’s Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural, published by Simon and Schuster. Mr. White said that many present at the inauguration…

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    Book Discussion on Lincoln's Virtues

    As part of the Institute’s Fifth Annual Symposium Professor Miller talked about his book, Lincoln’s Virtues, published by Alfred A. Knopf. He described Lincoln’s…

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    Lincoln Scholarship Part 1

    Several historians shared their recent discoveries about Abraham Lincoln’s life using original source materials. Wilson talked about resources for information on Abraham…

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    Lincoln Scholarship Part 2

    Several historians shared their recent discoveries about Abraham Lincoln’s life using original source materials. Cullom talked about the sources on Lincoln’s legal career…

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