Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation

Panelists discussed President Lincoln’s timing of the release of the Emancipation Proclamation. They focused on the legal… read more

Panelists discussed President Lincoln’s timing of the release of the Emancipation Proclamation. They focused on the legal grounding for the proclamation and what it accomplished. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience. Former Rhode Island Chief Justice Frank Williams moderated.

“Lincoln Acts -- The Emancipation Proclamation” was the second session of “Lincoln & Emancipation: An Anniversary Symposium,” which was part of “The Lincoln Series” at the New York Historical Society. The all-day conference on Saturday January 23, 2010, marked the 147th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation of January 1, 1863. close

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291675-2
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Feb 7, 2010
Last Aired:
Sep 13, 2010

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  • Feb 07, 2010 | 2:14pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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  • Feb 08, 2010 | 2:13am EST | C-SPAN 3
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  • Sep 13, 2010 | 2:13am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 13, 2010 | 8:13am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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