Lincoln-Douglas 150th House Divided Speech Event
The 150th anniversary observance of the Lincoln-Douglas Debates included a re-enactment of Abraham Lincoln’s famous “House… read more
The 150th anniversary observance of the Lincoln-Douglas Debates included a re-enactment of Abraham Lincoln’s famous “House Divided Speech” in the same room he gave it to the Illinois Republican Convention after the June 16, 1858, announcement that Lincoln would be the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, running against Democrat incumbent Senator Stephen Douglas.
During this presentation of the speech, responses by Senator Douglas were interpolated, as well as historical comments by Professor Winger. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Smith, Hal Director Looking for Lincoln Heritage Coalition
- Winger, Stewart Assistant Professor Illinois State University->History Department
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