Town Hall Meeting on Lincoln's Legacy

A panel of civic leaders and historians talked with a diverse audience about racial divisions past and present, impediments to economic… read more

A panel of civic leaders and historians talked with a diverse audience about racial divisions past and present, impediments to economic opportunity, and how President Abraham Lincoln’s legacy can shed light on the ongoing effort to unify the nation’s people. Charles Branham moderated

“The American Dream” meeting in the College Union Ballroom at Gettysburg College was the first of ten national town hall meetings called “Lincoln’s Legacy: Race, Freedom and Equality of Opportunity,” scheduled by the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission. close

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Town Hall Meeting on Lincoln's Legacy

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Program ID:
282507-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Nov 24, 2008
Last Aired:
Dec 2, 2008

Airing Details

  • Nov 24, 2008 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 26, 2008 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 26, 2008 | 11:49pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 02, 2008 | 10:50am EST | C-SPAN 2
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