Lincoln and Obama Presidencies

Harold Holzer spoke about how President Barack Obama used President Abraham Lincoln as an inspiration and he talked about parallels between… read more

Harold Holzer spoke about how President Barack Obama used President Abraham Lincoln as an inspiration and he talked about parallels between the histories of the two presidents. He talked about the purpose of the work of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission. Mr. Holzer also focused on Abraham Lincoln’s experiences growing up in Indiana and talked about the first major speech after his election, which was delivered in Indianapolis. 

This was a featured program on Thursday, August 27, 2009, at 10:45 a.m. ET at the American Association for State and Local History Annual Meeting, “Making History a 21st Century Enterprise,” held Wednesday, August 26, 2009 - Saturday August 29, 2009, at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown. close

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

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Program ID:
288676-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
First Aired:
Sep 20, 2009
Last Aired:
Sep 21, 2009

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  • Sep 20, 2009 | 2:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 20, 2009 | 8:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 21, 2009 | 2:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 21, 2009 | 8:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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