Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

The day before the official dedication of the museum portion of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield,… read more

The day before the official dedication of the museum portion of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois, museum officials talked about the museum and resources available to both the public and scholars. Richard Norton Smith conducted a tour of several of the exhibits that would open to the public highlighting President Lincoln’s life and presidency. Additionally, several winners of a C-SPAN sponsored student essay contest talked about their winning entries and what they had learned as a result of their work and a week-long tour of Illinois. Some video clips of their trip were shown.

Telephone lines were open throughout the program for viewer comments and questions about President Lincoln and the museum. In the first part of the telecast telephone lines were also open for viewer comments on news of the day. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
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Location:
Springfield, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Apr 18, 2005
Last Aired:
Sep 17, 2007

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  • Apr 18, 2005 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 18, 2005 | 4:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 18, 2005 | 9:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 19, 2005 | 1:23am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 17, 2007 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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