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 154 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1993 Booknotes as a Chief Officer for the Communications of 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 2012 with an average of 1,586 views per program. Most appearances with Frank J. Williams (29), James M. McPherson (13), Brian Lamb (12). 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: 20 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


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>Landfall</em>


    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…

  • Ex-Confederates and Post-Civil War Pardons

    Ex-Confederates and Post-Civil War Pardons

    Author and former jurist Frank Williams looked at the question facing Union leaders in the post-war era: Should ex-Confederates receive…

  • Creating the Lincoln Memorial

    Creating the Lincoln Memorial

    The dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., took place in 1922, almost 60 years after Abraham Lincoln’s death.…

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