Abraham Lincoln and Life in the White House
Jean Baker talked about life in the Lincoln White House. Topics included the Lincoln family, the importance of presidential… read more
Jean Baker talked about life in the Lincoln White House. Topics included the Lincoln family, the importance of presidential festivities, and the Washington social scene. After her prepared remarks, she answered questions from the audience.
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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