International Views of Lincoln and Emancipation
Historian Richard Carwardine talked about the international reactions to President Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation. He… read more
Historian Richard Carwardine talked about the international reactions to President Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation. He argued that Lincoln became a polarizing figure, as the proclamation was viewed favorably by some and as a threat by others. William Roger Louis and Christian Ostermann were also part of the panel. This event was hosted by the Wilson Center in Washington D.C. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Richard J. Carwardine Professor Oxford University->American History
- William Roger Louis Founding Director National History Center
- Christian F. Ostermann Program Director Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars->History and Public Policy Program
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