Abraham Lincoln and the Todd Family

History professor Stephen Berry talked about the relationships of President Abraham Lincoln and the Todd family - the 13 brothers and… read more

History professor Stephen Berry talked about the relationships of President Abraham Lincoln and the Todd family - the 13 brothers and sisters of first lady Mary Todd Lincoln. Originally from Kentucky, the Todds had members in both the North and South and backed both the Union and the Confederacy. After a presentation illustrated by photographs, he responded to questions from members of the audience.

“The Todd Family at War with Themselves” 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

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Speech
Location:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Dec 24, 2011
Last Aired:
Feb 25, 2012

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  • Dec 24, 2011 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 24, 2011 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 25, 2011 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 24, 2012 | 10:25pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 25, 2012 | 1:45am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 25, 2012 | 5:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
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