Lincoln's Right Makes Might Speech

A performance commemorated the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s “Right Makes Might” speech on the stage where it… read more

A performance commemorated the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s “Right Makes Might” speech on the stage where it was originally delivered on February 27, 1860. In the speech, Lincoln elaborated his views on slavery, affirming that he did not wish it to be expanded into the western territories and giving evidence that the Founding Fathers would agree with this position. The speech is credited with helping him secure the nomination for president. Harold Holzer introduced the program of oration and music with stills shown in the background. A variety of performers and lawyers took turns reading the speech. close

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Lincoln's Right Makes Might Speech

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Program ID:
292556-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Public Affairs Event
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Apr 3, 2010
Last Aired:
Aug 22, 2010

Airing Details

  • Apr 03, 2010 | 1:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 03, 2010 | 7:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 04, 2010 | 1:19am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 04, 2010 | 7:19am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 07, 2010 | 10:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 08, 2010 | 4:20am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 21, 2010 | 12:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 21, 2010 | 6:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 22, 2010 | 12:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 22, 2010 | 6:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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