Lincoln Forum Symposium

At the 10th Annual Lincoln Forum Symposium, Thomas Turner spoke about his book Beware the People Weeping: Public Opinion and the… read more

At the 10th Annual Lincoln Forum Symposium, Thomas Turner spoke about his book Beware the People Weeping: Public Opinion and the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, published by Louisiana State University Press. He discussed the social climate at the time of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. Then, Thomas Goodrich spoke about his book The Darkest Dawn: Lincoln, Booth, And The Great American Tragedy, published by Indiana University Press. Mr. Goodrich and his wife Debra recounted the mob violence and civil unrest caused by President Lincoln’s assassination. Following the couple’s presentation, all three authors responded to questions and comments from members of the audience.

Thomas and Debra Goodrich co-wrote The Day Dixie Died: Southern Occupation, 1865-1866, published by Stackpole Books. close

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

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Lincoln Forum Symposium

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Program ID:
190117-4
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Jan 2, 2006
Last Aired:
Feb 20, 2006

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  • Jan 02, 2006 | 10:57pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 12, 2006 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 20, 2006 | 3:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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