Harold Holzer
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Harold Holzer

Harold Holzer is a scholar of Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the American Civil War Era. He won the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize in 2015 for his book, 'Lincoln and the Power of the Press'. Wikipedia*

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Harold Holzer has 156 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1993 Booknotes as a Chief Officer for Communications in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The year with the most videos was 2013 with 11 videos as a Chair for the Lincoln (Abraham) Bicentennial Foundation. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2001 with an average of 1,669 views per program as a Vice President for Communications in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Most appearances with Frank J. Williams (29), Brian Lamb (13), James M. McPherson (13). Most common tags: Lincoln, Abraham, Civil War, Lincoln-Douglas Debates.

Appearances by Title:September 1, 2015 - Present Director, Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute, Hunter College Videos: 22 November 18, 2018 - Present Chair, Lincoln Forum (Abraham Lincoln Studies Group) Videos: 1 c. January 1, 2011 - Present Chair, Lincoln (Abraham) Bicentennial Foundation Videos: 32 Fellow, New York Historical Society Videos: 2

Previously

Vice Chair, Lincoln Forum (Abraham Lincoln Studies Group) c. January 19, 1997 - November 18, 2018 Videos: 22 Senior Vice President, External Affairs, Metropolitan Museum of Art c. January 1, 2005 - c. January 1, 2015 Videos: 9 Co-Chair c. January 18, 2003 - c. April 30, 2010 Videos: 30 Vice President, Communications, Metropolitan Museum of Art c. December 31, 1996 - c. January 1, 2005 Videos: 26 Chief Officer, Communications, Metropolitan Museum of Art c. January 1, 1992 - c. January 1, 1996 Videos: 6 Editor, Lincoln Douglas Debates c. September 22, 1994 - c. October 9, 1994 Videos: 6

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense</em>

    Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense

    Dan Abrams, ABC News chief legal affairs correspondent, recounted the libel case against President Theodore Roosevelt in…

  • Q&A with Harold Holzer and Amity Shlaes

    Q&A with Harold Holzer and Amity Shlaes

    Harold Holzer and Amity Shlaes talked about C-SPAN’s latest book, The Presidents: Noted Historians Rank America’s Best - and…

  • <em>Landfall</em>

    Landfall

    Thomas Mallon discussed the final book in his historical fiction trilogy on the presidency, which began with Wategate and…

  • Abraham Lincoln Remembered

    Abraham Lincoln Remembered

    Abraham Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer gave an illustrated talk at the New-York Historical Society about the monuments…

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