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    Details of the Lincoln Assassination

    Kathryn Canavan talked about her book, Lincoln’s Final Hours: Conspiracy, Terror, and the Assassination of America’s Greatest President. Ms. Canavan, a former crime…

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    Abraham Lincoln and Photography

    David Ward provided a chronicle of President Abraham Lincoln’s life through photographs and portraits. Images discussed range from portraits of the former president to…

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    Judicial Review and the Constitution

    George Will talked about judicial review and the Constitution, and President Lincoln’s opinions on the subject.

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    Bob Woodward on President Lincoln

    Bob Woodward delivered the inaugural speech in a series exploring what Abraham Lincoln means to the 21st century.  The lecture series, “The New Lincoln Lectures: What Abraham…

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    Abraham Lincoln Institute Book Award

    Michael Burlingame presented Abraham Lincoln Institute Book Award to Terry Alford, author of Fortune’s Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth. Following the presentation, Michelle Krowl…

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    Panel Discussion on Abraham Lincoln

    Speakers at the 19th 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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    Abraham Lincoln's Ethics

    Professor Thomas Carson talked about his book, Lincoln’s Ethics. “Lincoln’s Ethics” was part of the Abraham Lincoln Institute’s 19th annual symposium on…

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    Life and Legacy of Mary Lincoln

    Stacey Pratt McDermott talked about her book, Mary Lincoln: Southern Girl, Northern Woman. “Mary Lincoln on Mary Lincoln: Hearing the Voice of Mary Lincoln and Contextualizing Her…

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    Abraham Lincoln and Reconstruction

    Professor Louis P. Masur talked about his book, Lincoln’s Last Speech: Wartime Reconstruction and the Crisis of Reunion “Lincoln and the Problem of Reconstruction” was…

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    Abraham Lincoln and Emancipation

    Professor Edna Greene Medford talked about her book, Lincoln and Emancipation. “Undeclared Partners for Freedom: Lincoln, African Americans and the Emancipation Struggle” was…

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    Abraham Lincoln's Political Life

    Sidney Blumenthal talked about his book, A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1849, Volume 1. “A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln…

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    Ford's Theatre Lincoln Symposium, Welcome Remarks

    Michelle Krowl and Paul Tetreault provided welcome remarks at a symposium on the life, career, and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. The 19th annual symposium on “The Latest in Lincoln…

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    Abraham Lincoln and Economic Opportunity

    Harold Holzer talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s outlook on economic growth, opportunity, and equality. He spoke about President Lincoln’s belief that every citizen…

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    Lincoln and Kennedy Assassinations

    Author and historian James Swanson compared the assassinations of presidents Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy. He described some of their personal similarities as well as the…

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    Re-evaluating Mary Lincoln

    Author Catherine Clinton talked about the changing historical narratives about President Lincoln’s wife, Mary. She spoke about how Mary would have been remembered if she had died…

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    2015 Paolucci Book Award

    Richard Brookhiser was awarded the 2015 Paolucci Book Award by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute for his biography, Founders' Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln.

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    Lincoln's Antislavery Politics

    James Oakes talked about Abraham Lincoln’s relationship with abolitionist movements and antislavery politics. Mr. Oakes spoke about the abolitionist movements of the day and…

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    Book Discussion on Fortune's Fool

    Terry Alford talked about his book Fortune’s Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth, in which he recalls the life of John Wilkes Booth, from his childhood in Maryland to his acting…

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    Mary Todd Lincoln House

    Executive Director Gwen Thompson gave a tour of the house in which first lady Mary Todd Lincoln was raised. Born in Lexington, Kentucky, in 1818, Mary Todd Lincoln was the fourth of…

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    Assassination and Legacy of President Lincoln

    Michael Kauffman talked about the legacy of Abraham Lincoln and his impact on the U.S. and the world following his assassination. He also spoke about John Wilkes Booth’s motives…

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