Life in the Lincoln White House

Author and architectural historian William Seale discussed life in the Lincoln White House and how the Lincoln family’s presence… read more

Author and architectural historian William Seale discussed life in the Lincoln White House and how the Lincoln family’s presence there during wartime reinforced the idea of the White House as the president’s official residence. He showed numerous slides during his presentation and then responded to questions from members of the audience.

“Life in the Lincoln White House” was a program at the 16th annual Lincoln Forum Symposium, held November 17, 2011, at the Wyndham Hotel in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. "Lincoln and the Home Front: The Civil War Comes to Washington" was the second year of a five-year focus on the Civil War sesquicentennial. close

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Life in the Lincoln White House

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Program ID:
48940-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Dec 17, 2011
Last Aired:
Apr 22, 2012

Airing Details

  • Dec 17, 2011 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 17, 2011 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 18, 2011 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 21, 2012 | 7:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 21, 2012 | 11:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 22, 2012 | 12:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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