Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum Tour

This is an edited version of a longer live program. This edition does not include footage of the winners of the Lincoln essay contest… read more

This is an edited version of a longer live program. This edition does not include footage of the winners of the Lincoln essay contest for students, nor call-in portions of the original three-hour production. (See program ID 186292-1.)

The day before the official dedication of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum in Springfield, Illinois Richard Norton Smith conducted a tour of several of the exhibits that would open to the public highlighting President Lincoln’s life and presidency. He talked about the museum and resources available to both the public and scholars.

Louise Taper, a collector of Abraham and Mary Lincoln materials and co-editor of "Right or Wrong God Judge Me": The Writings of John Wilkes Booth, served as a historical consultant for the museum. She talked about collecting memorabilia and some of the items from her collection on display at the museum. close

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

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Program ID:
186292-2
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Springfield, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Apr 23, 2005
Last Aired:
May 2, 2007

Airing Details

  • Apr 23, 2005 | 9:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 24, 2005 | 1:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 04, 2005 | 5:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 19, 2005 | 12:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 19, 2005 | 6:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 01, 2007 | 11:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 02, 2007 | 5:32am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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