Book Discussion on Lincoln's Avengers: Justice, Revenge, and Reunion after the Civil War

Elizabeth Leonard talked about her book Lincoln’s Avengers: Justice, Revenge, and Reunion after the Civil War, published by W. W.… read more

Elizabeth Leonard talked about her book Lincoln’s Avengers: Justice, Revenge, and Reunion after the Civil War, published by W. W. Norton and Company. In the book she explored the role of Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt in the investigations and trials that followed President Lincoln’s assassination. The author paralleled the assassination of President Lincoln to the assassination of then Secretary of State, William H. Seward. Following her presentation, Ms. Leonard responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. close

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

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Book Discussion on Lincoln's Avengers: Justice, Revenge, and Reunion after the Civil War

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190117-5
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Jan 9, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 11, 2010

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  • Jan 09, 2006 | 5:27am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 10, 2010 | 11:11am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 10, 2010 | 5:10pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 10, 2010 | 11:10pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 11, 2010 | 5:10am EST | C-SPAN 3
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