American History TV coverage from Ford's Theatre in Washington, DC of a day-long symposium on Abraham Lincoln's life, career & legacy. The Abraham Lincoln Institute & Ford's Theatre Society co-hosted the event.

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    9:07 AM EDT

    USS Monitor Warship

    Anna Holloway, co-author, Our Little Monitor: The Greatest Invention of the Civil War, talked about the USS Monitor warship at a day-long symposium on Abraham Lincoln’s life, career & legacy. The Abraham Lincoln Institute & Ford’s Theatre Society co-host.

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    10:26 AM EDT

    Abraham Lincoln, Congress, and the Cabinet of 1862

    William Harris, author of Lincoln and Congress, talked about Abraham Lincoln, Congress and the Cabinet of 1862 at a day-long symposium on Abraham Lincoln’s life, career & legacy. The Abraham Lincoln Institute & Ford’s Theatre Society co-host.

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    11:36 AM EDT

    Abraham Lincoln and African Americans

    Michael Burlingame, author of Abraham Lincoln: A Life, talked about the 16th president at a day-long symposium on Abraham Lincoln’s life, career & legacy. The Abraham Lincoln Institute & Ford’s Theatre Society co-host.

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    1:46 PM EDT

    Abraham Lincoln and Abolitionists

    Stanley Harrold, author of Lincoln and the Abolitionists, talked about the 16th president at a day-long symposium on Abraham Lincoln’s life, career & legacy. The Abraham Lincoln Institute & Ford’s Theatre Society co-host.

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    3:06 PM EDT

    Edwin Stanton, Lincoln's Assassination, and Aftermath

    Walter Stahr, author of Stanton: Lincoln’s War Secretary, talked about Edwin Stanton, President Lincoln’s assassination and aftermath at a day-long symposium on Abraham Lincoln’s life, career & legacy. The Abraham Lincoln Institute & Ford’s Theatre Society co-host.

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    3:56 PM EDT

    Abraham Lincoln's Life and Legacy

    Historians discussed President Lincoln at a day-long symposium on Abraham Lincoln’s life, career & legacy. The Abraham Lincoln Institute & Ford’s Theatre Society co-host.