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    Book Discussion on Lincoln President-Elect

    Harold Holzer talked about his book Lincoln President-Elect: Abraham Lincoln and the Great Secession Winter 1860-1861 (Simon and Schuster; October 21, 2008). In his book about the…

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    Abraham Lincoln's Cooper Union Address

    In Mr. Lincoln’s famous address, which many credit with earning him the presidency, Mr. Lincoln argued against the spread of slavery to the Western states. The speech…

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    Lincoln's Right Makes Might Speech

    A performance commemorated the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s “Right Makes Might” speech on the stage where it was originally delivered on February 27, 1860. In…

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    Congressional Celebration of Lincoln's 200th Birthday

    President Obama and congressional leaders gathered in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda for a ceremony marking the 200th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. in his…

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    145th Anniversary of Gettysburg Address

    Ken Burns was the featured speaker at an annual observation at Soldiers' National Cemetery of President Abraham Lincoln’s “Gettysburg Address.” The ceremony marked the…

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    Lincoln's Evolution on Slavery

    Harold Holzer moderated a panel discussion on how President Lincoln’s opposition to slavery while respecting its protection by the Constitution put him at odds with both Southern…

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    In Depth with Harold Holzer

    Mr. Holzer participated in a three-hour discussion about his life and work. He responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic mail. A number of video clips and still…

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    Reaction to Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation

    Panelists discussed the reaction to President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation such as New York’s response of ousting Republicans from statewide office, heightening the…

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    The Lincoln White House

    Harold Holzer spoke about the White House during the Lincoln administration. He spoke about Lincoln’s office, now known as the Lincoln bedroom, the use of the residence during…

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    Hamilton vs. Jefferson

    Former students debated republican and federalist viewpoints of post-Revolutionary America and related the lessons of the historical arguments to contemporary American society. Alumni…

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    Lincoln Memorial 200th Birthday Ceremony

    A ceremony “Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of President Abraham Lincoln” was held by the National Park Service and the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission…

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    Lincoln Memorial Rededication

    The Lincoln Memorial was rededicated to mark the 2009 bicentennial of President Abraham Lincoln’s birth. The memorial was originally dedicated on May 30, 1922. Among those in…

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    Lincoln in His Time and Ours

    “Lincoln in His Time and Ours: A Public Symposium” was held by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the American Studies Program and History Department of…

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    Book Discussion on The Lincoln Anthology

    Harold Holzer, co-chairman of the U.S. Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, talked about the book he edited, The Lincoln Anthology: Great Writers on His Life and Legacy from 1860 to Now

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    White House Historians

    Telephone lines were open for comments and questions about President Lincoln’s White House. Harold Holzer responded to the comments and questions as part of C-SPAN’s White…

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    Book Discussion on Lincoln at Cooper Union

    Mr. Holzer talked about his book, Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech That Made Abraham Lincoln President, published by Simon and Schuster. In his remarks he talked about the…

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    Lincoln Seen and Heard

    Mr. Waterston read portions of President Abraham Lincoln’s writings, poetry, and memoirs as Mr. Holzer placed the readings in perspective. Among the topics they…

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    President Abraham Lincoln

    Two authors talked about different views of President Abraham Lincoln and his use of new technology during the civil war from books they wrote. Harold Holzer talked about a speech…

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    Harold Holzer on Rededication of the Lincoln Memorial

    Harold Holzer talked about the rededication of the Lincoln Memorial to commemorate the bicentennial of Lincoln’s birth on February 12th, 1809. Mr. Holzer also responded to…

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    Lincoln 200th Birthday Dinner

    The Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia held their Bicentennial Birthday Celebration for President Abraham Lincoln at the Willard Hotel. The main speaker was Craig Symonds, the…

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