Book Discussion on Abraham Lincoln

Former Senator George McGovern talked about his book Abraham Lincoln (Times Books; December 23, 2008). He detailed the former… read more

Former Senator George McGovern talked about his book Abraham Lincoln (Times Books; December 23, 2008). He detailed the former president’s political career and focused on President Lincoln’s legislative decisions throughout the course of the Civil War. After his presentation he responded to questions from members of the audience. Ambassador McGovern was introduced by author and critic Gore Vidal. The event at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, California, on August 26, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. PT was co-sponsored by the Nixon Foundation. close

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Book Discussion on Abraham Lincoln

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Program ID:
288669-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Yorba Linda, California, United States
First Aired:
Dec 26, 2009
Last Aired:
Dec 27, 2009

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  • Dec 26, 2009 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 26, 2009 | 5:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 27, 2009 | 4:11am EST | C-SPAN 2
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