Lincoln Bicentennial

Participating by remote connection from the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site in Hodgenville, Kentucky, the guests… read more

Participating by remote connection from the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site in Hodgenville, Kentucky, the guests discussed the special events marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln. C-SPAN and the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission will present programs based on Lincoln over the course of the bicentennial years of 2008 and 2009. C-SPAN will cover a number of official events live. Mr. Waterston talked about his portrayals of Lincoln in a miniseries and through reading Lincoln’s speeches. The guests responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.

Actor Sam Waterston is an advisory committee member of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission. close

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  • Harold Holzer Co-Chair Lincoln (Abraham) Bicentennial Commission
  • Peter Slen Senior Executive Producer C-SPAN->Book TV
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Lincoln Bicentennial

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Program ID:
203092-6
Category:
Call-In
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Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 12, 2008

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  • Feb 12, 2008 | 8:31am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 12, 2008 | 12:37pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 12, 2008 | 7:33pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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