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LIVE Abraham Lincoln Symposium Saturday, March 17

by NinaShelton

C-SPAN3's American History TV
LIVE
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Abraham Lincoln's Life & Legacy Symposium  

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The American History TV will be LIVE from Ford's Theatre in Washington, DC on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 9 a.m. ET for day-long coverage of the annual Abraham Lincoln Symposium. The Abraham Lincoln Institute and Ford's Theatre Society co-host the event, which explores the 16th president's life, career and legacy. 

9:00am ET: USS Monitor Warship
Anna Holloway, co-author, “Our Little Monitor: The Greatest Invention of the Civil War"

10:25am ET: Abraham Lincoln, Congress & the Cabinet of 1862
William Harris, author of "Lincoln and Congress"

11:35am ET: Abraham Lincoln & African Americans
Michael Burlingame, author of "Abraham Lincoln: A Life"

1:55pm ET: Abraham Lincoln & Abolitionists
Stanley Harrold, author of "Lincoln and the Abolitionists"

3:05pm ET: Edwin Stanton, Lincoln's Assassination & Aftermath
Walter Stahr, author of "Stanton: Lincoln's War Secretary"

3:55pm ET: Roundtable discussion with all speakers
Featuring the presenters responding to questions from the audience and from one another.

American History TV. All weekend - every weekend. Only on C-SPAN3.