Lincoln 200th Birthday Dinner

The Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia held their Bicentennial Birthday Celebration for President Abraham Lincoln at the Willard… read more

The Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia held their Bicentennial Birthday Celebration for President Abraham Lincoln at the Willard Hotel. The main speaker was Craig Symonds, the author of Lincoln and His Admirals (Oxford University Press, USA; October 17, 2008), co-winner of the 2009 Lincoln Prize. He spoke about President Abraham Lincoln in the role of commander in chief. Former Senator George McGovern, the author of Abraham Lincoln (Times Books; December 23, 2008), also spoke. Harold Holzer delivered the annual toast to President Lincoln. close

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Lincoln 200th Birthday Dinner

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Program ID:
284043-2
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Public Affairs Event
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Public Affairs Event
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 11, 2009
Last Aired:
Jul 13, 2009

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  • Jul 11, 2009 | 8:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 13, 2009 | 2:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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