Lincoln, Congress, and Emancipation

Paul Finkelman talked about the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln’s birth. He talked about the position that Lincoln continues to… read more

Paul Finkelman talked about the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln’s birth. He talked about the position that Lincoln continues to have in the national consciousness, his role in the creation of the Emancipation Proclamation, the implications of the Proclamation in American history, and his life long opposition to the institution of slavery.

The United States Capitol Historical Society’s 2009 Annual Symposium, “Lincoln’s Washington: Abraham Lincoln in Congress and the Presidency,” was held in the Russell Senate Office Building. close

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

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  • Finkelman, Paul Distinguished Professor Albany Law School->Law and Public Policy
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 20, 2009
Last Aired:
Jun 21, 2009

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  • Jun 20, 2009 | 1:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 20, 2009 | 7:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 21, 2009 | 1:17am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 21, 2009 | 7:17am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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