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  • emAll the Powers of Earthem
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    All the Powers of Earth

    Sidney Blumenthal talked about his book, All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. III, 1856-1860, in which he continued his multi-volume political biography of Abraham…

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  • emWresting With His Angelem
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    Wresting With His Angel

    Sidney Blumenthal talked about the second volume of his political biography of Abraham Lincoln, Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1856. He spoke…

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    Wrestling With His Angel

    Sidney Blumenthal talked about the second volume of his political biography of Abraham Lincoln, Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1856. This…

    661 views
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    Wrestling With His Angel

    Sidney Blumenthal talked about his book, Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1856. He spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017…

    471 views
  • People and Ideas That Shaped Lincoln
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    People and Ideas That Shaped Lincoln

    Panelists talked about the people and ideas that shaped Abraham Lincoln’s political persona. Panelists included Harold Holzer, Ronald White, Richard Brookhiser, and Sidney Blumenthal.

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  • Abraham Lincoln and Slavery
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    Abraham Lincoln and Slavery

    Sidney Blumenthal spoke about the political forces that shaped President Lincoln’s views on slavery. Mr. Blumenthal is the author of, A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln,…

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  • Sidney Blumenthal Discusses emA SelfMade Manem
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    A Self-Made Man

    Sidney Blumenthal talked about his book, A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln. He spoke at Jones College Prep High School at the 2016 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit…

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  • Panel Discussion on Abraham Lincoln
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    Panel Discussion on Abraham Lincoln

    Speakers at the 19th annual Abraham Lincoln Symposium participated in a panel discussion about the life and legacy of the 16th president. They also responded to questions and comments from the audience.…

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  • Discussion on Abraham Lincolns Political Life
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    Abraham Lincoln's Political Life

    Sidney Blumenthal talked about his book, A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1849, Volume 1. “A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln 1809-1849” was part of the Abraham Lincoln…

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  • Don Doyle on emThe Cause of All Nationsem
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    The Cause of All Nations

    Don Doyle talked about his book The Cause of All Nations: An International History of the American Civil War, in which he recounts the global reaction to the Civil War. In his book, the…

    1,677 views
  • Lincolns Legacy and the 13th Amendment
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    Lincoln's Legacy and the 13th Amendment

    Panelists talked about the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln and the 13th amendment. Speakers and panelists included William “Bro” Adams, Allen Guelzo, Sidney Blumenthal, David Rubenstein,…

    1,138 views
  • emHow Bush Rules Chronicles of a Radical Regimeem
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    How Bush Rules: Chronicles of a Radical Regime

    Sidney Blumenthal talked about his book, How Bush Rules: Chronicles of a Radical Regime, published by Princeton University Press. The bulk of the book is a compilation of articles that Mr.…

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  • Thomas Dunne Book Party
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    Thomas Dunne Book Party

    On the occasion of the BookExpo America being held in Washington, D.C., Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin’s Press, hosted a party at the Cosmos Club for approximately 25 of its…

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  • The Real State of US Foreign Policy
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    The Real State of U.S. Foreign Policy

    Mr. Clemons moderated a half-day forum on the future of U.S. foreign policy. Participants talked about successes and failures in building post-Cold War strategies, assessing and meeting emerging threats to global security, and…

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  • Assessment of the Clinton Presidency
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    Assessment of the Clinton Presidency

    Historians and biographers participated in the concluding panel of the 11th Hofstra Presidential Conference, “William Jefferson Clinton: The "New Democrat” from Hope." They gave a historical…

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  • emThe Clinton Warsem
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    The Clinton Wars

    Mr. Blumenthal discussed his book The Clinton Wars, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Mr. Blumenthal worked as assistant and senior adviser to President Clinton from August 1997 until January 2001. The book…

    185 views
  • Presidents and Democracy  An American History
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    Presidents and Democracy: An American History

    Mr. Blumenthal delivered the Willard and Margaret Thorp Lecture in American Studies. He talked about the relationship between presidents and democracy. He mentioned the history of the U.S.…

    103 views
  • How Books Impact Politics and the Culture War
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    How Books Impact Politics and the Culture War

    The Harvard Book Store and the Progressive Book Club co-sponsored a panel discussion with the First Parish Church in Cambridge. Panelists discussed the influence of books on politics and…

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  • Books on President Bush
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    Books on President Bush

    A panel discussion was held with authors who are critical of President Bush’s domestic and foreign policy was held by the New Democracy Project at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. After their…

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  • emThe Clinton Warsem
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    The Clinton Wars

    Mr. Blumenthall talked about his book, The Clinton Wars. After his presentation he answered audience members' questions. Mr. Blumenthall was an assistant and senior adviser to President…

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