Land of Lincoln
Authors held a panel discussion about President Abraham Lincoln. Gary Johnson moderated. Co-moderator Eileen Mackevich also… read more
Authors held a panel discussion about President Abraham Lincoln. Gary Johnson moderated. Co-moderator Eileen Mackevich also contributed her thoughts. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
Orville Vernon Burton is the author of The Age of Lincoln (Hill and Wang; June 26, 2007) and The Essential Lincoln: Speeches and Correspondence (Hill and Wang; May 12, 2009). Tom Campbell is the author of Fighting Slavery in Chicago: Abolitionists, the Law of Slavery and Lincoln (Ampersand, Inc.; January 15, 2009). David Stewart is the author of Impeached: The Trial of President Andrew Johnson and the Fight for Lincoln’s Legacy (Simon and Schuster; May 12, 2009).
“Land of Lincoln” was the noon CDT program from the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest on the Books and Media Stage in the Lake Room of University Center. Included in program ID 287574-1. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Burton, Orville Vernon Professor Emeritus University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign->History and Sociology
- Campbell, Tom Attorney
- Johnson, Gary T. President Chicago History Museum
- Mackevich, Eileen R. Executive Director Lincoln (Abraham) Bicentennial Commission
- Stewart, David O. Attorney
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