Robert Todd Lincoln

Jason Emerson talked about Robert Todd Lincoln, President Lincoln’s oldest son. He is the author of the forthcoming biography,… read more

Jason Emerson talked about Robert Todd Lincoln, President Lincoln’s oldest son. He is the author of the forthcoming biography, Giant in the Shadows: The Life of Robert T. Lincoln. Mr. Emerson also responded to questions from members of the audience.

“Robert Lincoln: First Son, Presidential Confidant and Civil War Soldier” 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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Robert Todd Lincoln

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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Dec 31, 2011
Last Aired:
Jan 1, 2012

Airing Details

  • Dec 31, 2011 | 6:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 31, 2011 | 10:03pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2012 | 11:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
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