African American Perspectives on Abraham Lincoln

Rep. Jackson, a member of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, provided opening and closing remarks. Moderated by… read more

Rep. Jackson, a member of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, provided opening and closing remarks. Moderated by Professor Horton, panelists discussed African American perspectives on Abraham Lincoln. Topics included racial relations and full integration, Lincoln’s grudging view of racial equality, racial issues and the Constitution, the Emancipation Proclamation, black troops helping win the Civil War, Frederick Douglass on Lincoln, the 1963 March on Washington, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. After their presentations, the panelists responded to audience members' questions. 

The bicentennial of Lincoln’s birth occurs in 2009. close

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

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Program ID:
196630-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Roundtable
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Feb 19, 2007
Last Aired:
Jan 25, 2010

Airing Details

  • Feb 19, 2007 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 20, 2007 | 12:11am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 20, 2007 | 4:36am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 20, 2007 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 04, 2007 | 12:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 05, 2007 | 12:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 24, 2010 | 11:33am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 24, 2010 | 5:32pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 24, 2010 | 11:32pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 25, 2010 | 5:32am EST | C-SPAN 3
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