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