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    Ford's Theatre Lincoln Death 150th Anniversary

    Ford’s Theatre hosted a wreath laying ceremony on the steps of the Petersen House commemorating the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s death on April 15, 1865. The exact…

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    Ford's Theatre Lincoln Assassination 150th Anniversary

    Ford’s Theatre hosted a commemorative ceremony on the 150th anniversary of the day of President Lincoln’s assassination. Ford’s Theatre recreated the overnight vigil…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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    President Lincoln's Thoughts on April 14, 1865

    Richard Wightman Fox talked about what President Lincoln may have been thinking on the day of his assassination, April 14, 1865. “What Lincoln Was Thinking on April 14, 1865”…

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    President Lincoln's Dreams of Death

    Jonathan White spoke about the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, and the dreams the president had that may have presaged his death.  “Lincoln’s Dreams of…

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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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