The Election of 1860

Professor Matthew Pinsker lectured a class at Dickinson College, where he teaches a history course on the election of 1860. In this class,… read more

Professor Matthew Pinsker lectured a class at Dickinson College, where he teaches a history course on the election of 1860. In this class, Professor Pinsker focused specifically on Abraham Lincoln’s role in the election and how" in his view" the election forever transformed American politics. During the session Professor Pinsker, a co-director of the college’s House Divided Project, demonstrated uses of the Web site and also premiered a documentary short film created for Journal Divided, “Honest Abe,” based on Michael Burlingame’s book Abraham Lincoln: A Life (2008). close

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The Election of 1860

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Location:
Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Nov 20, 2010
Last Aired:
Nov 22, 2010

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  • Nov 20, 2010 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 21, 2010 | 12:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 21, 2010 | 1:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 22, 2010 | 6:02am EST | C-SPAN 3
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