Lincoln Seen and Heard
Mr. Holzer talked about and showed President Lincoln photographs from an 18-year period, while Mr. Waterston read from the… read more
Mr. Holzer talked about and showed President Lincoln photographs from an 18-year period, while Mr. Waterston read from the president’s writings.
The commission was created by Congress to plan the national celebration of Lincoln’s 200th birthday in 2009. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- James H. Billington Librarian of Congress United States
- Michael Bishop Executive Director Lincoln (Abraham) Bicentennial Commission
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