Book Discussion on Lincoln's Forgotten Ally

Elizabeth Leonard talked about her 2012 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize winning book Lincoln’s Forgotten Ally: Judge Advocate General… read more

Elizabeth Leonard talked about her 2012 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize winning book Lincoln’s Forgotten Ally: Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky. She focused on Joseph Holt’s background and involvement in the Lincoln administration, the politics of the Antebellum Era, military jurisprudence, and

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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Book Discussion on Lincoln's Forgotten Ally

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308560-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Augusta, Maine, United States
First Aired:
Oct 6, 2012
Last Aired:
Oct 7, 2012

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  • Oct 06, 2012 | 12:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 06, 2012 | 5:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 07, 2012 | 1:10am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 07, 2012 | 5:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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