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    Book Discussion on Slavery, Race, and Conquest in the Tropics

    Professor Robert May talked about his book, Slavery, Race and Conquest in the Tropics: Lincoln, Douglas, and the Future of Latin America, about how Abraham Lincoln was working to prevent…

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    Panel Discussion on the Election of 1864

    Authors and historians talked about the impact and significance of the 1864 presidential election. Candidates were Abraham Lincoln and General George McClellan, Lincoln’s former…

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    Radicals, Abolitionists and Lincoln's Reelection

    Michael Burlingame talked about the varying degrees of support abolitionists provided Abraham Lincoln in the 1864 presidential election. Candidates in the 1864 presidential election…

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    Emancipation and the Soldier Vote of 1864

    Jonathan White talked about the reasons more than 70 percent of Union soldiers voted for Lincoln’s re-election in the 1864 election. Candidates in the 1864 presidential election…

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    Summer of 1864

    Jennifer Weber talked about the political climate leading up to the 1864 presidential election. Candidates in the 1864 presidential election were Abraham Lincoln and General George…

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    Confederate View of 1864 Election

    Elizabeth Varon talked about the 1864 presidential election from the Confederate point of view. Candidates in the 1864 presidential election were Abraham Lincoln and General George…

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    Lincoln's 1864 Campaign Biographies

    Thomas Horrocks, author of Lincoln’s Campaign Biographies, talked about Lincoln’s 1864 campaign and how print media played a role in the presidential race. Candidates in…

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    Book Discussion on Founder's Son

    Richard Brookhiser talked about his book, Founders' Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln, in which he examines the impact the Founding Fathers had on Abraham Lincoln. In his book, the author…

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    Q&A with Harold Holzer

    Harold Holzer talked about his book, Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion, in which he examines Abraham Lincoln’s relationships with the press. He…

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    1864 Presidential Election

    Meg Thompson talked about the 1864 election between President Abraham Lincoln and General George McClellan. She argued that President Lincoln was so unsure about his chances of…

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    Union Army and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln

    Jonathan White talked about the Union Army’s attitudes toward the policies of Abraham Lincoln and the Republican party in the 1864 elections. Professor White argued that many…

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    Abraham Lincoln's Character

    Lewis Lehrman talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s education and character. He described the 16th president as a man with less than a year of formal schooling, who…

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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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    1864 Person of the Year, Harold Holzer on Abraham Lincoln

    Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected as the…

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    Death in the White House

    Panelists talked about Presidents Franklin Pierce, Calvin Coolidge, Abraham Lincoln and John Kennedy, who all lost sons during their time in office. This panel was part of the event…

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    Book Discussion on Lincoln's Boys

    Historian Joshua Zeitz talked about his book, Lincoln’s Boys: John Hay, John Nicolay, and the War for Lincoln’s Image, in which he examines Abraham Lincoln’s presidential…

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    Book Discussion on The Hour of Peril

    Daniel Stashower talked about his book, The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War, in which he recalls the plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln in February…

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    Thomas Jefferson and Republicanism

    Donald Livingston talked about Thomas Jefferson and the practice of republican government. He spoke about the changes in the American application of republicanism and the modern status…

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    Book Discussion on Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination

    Thomas Bogar talked about his book, Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination: The Untold Story of the Actors and Stagehands at Ford’s Theatre, at the National Archives in Washington,…

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