Lincoln Summer White House

Historians spoke about President Lincoln’s summer retreat cottage located near the Soldiers Home in Washington, D.C. The cottage was… read more

Historians spoke about President Lincoln’s summer retreat cottage located near the Soldiers Home in Washington, D.C. The cottage was used as Lincoln’s Summer White House much as Camp David is used by current presidents. The historians spoke about the use of the home, Lincoln’s activities while in residence, and shared anecdotal stories of Lincoln’s experiences there during the U.S. Civil War.

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

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Lincoln Summer White House

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Program ID:
282948-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Tour
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 18, 2008
Last Aired:
Mar 6, 2011

Airing Details

  • Dec 18, 2008 | 9:49pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 19, 2008 | 1:57am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 01, 2009 | 1:47pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 01, 2009 | 7:47pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 05, 2011 | 11:22am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 05, 2011 | 7:20pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 05, 2011 | 11:20pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 06, 2011 | 12:20pm EST | C-SPAN 3

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