Lincoln-Douglas Debates Announcement

Mayors of seven Illinois cities joined C-SPAN in announcing the historical re-enactments of the 1858 Lincoln-Douglas debates in their… read more

Mayors of seven Illinois cities joined C-SPAN in announcing the historical re-enactments of the 1858 Lincoln-Douglas debates in their entirety. The debates will be sponsored and staged by the local communities. Brian Lamb moderated the news conference that was held to announce the re-enactments and to mark C-SPAN’s 15th anniversary. C-SPAN will cover all of the re-enacted debates. Each of the mayors discussed his town’s plans for the re-enactments, including those who plan to perform during the debates. These will commemorate the 136th anniversary of the Lincoln-Douglas Debates held throughout Illinois during the 1858 state legislature election campaign. close

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Lincoln-Douglas Debates Announcement

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Program ID:
54996-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Springfield, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Mar 3, 1994
Last Aired:
Mar 6, 1994

Airing Details

  • Mar 03, 1994 | 9:31am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 05, 1994 | 8:26pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 06, 1994 | 12:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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