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  • emWrestling With His Angelem
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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…

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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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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,…

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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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    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…

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  • 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.…

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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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  • 2004 Presidential Election Outlook
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    2004 Presidential Election Outlook

    The panelists talked about the 2004 presidential election, including the strengths and weaknesses of President Bush and the issues that will be important to voters in 2004. Mr. Frum and Mr.…

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  • Presidential Investigation
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    Presidential Investigation

    Mr. Blumenthal talked with reporters about his testimony to the Grand Jury about Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr’s investigation of the president.

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  • The Clinton Presidency and Americas Future
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    The Clinton Presidency and America's Future

    Mr. Blumenthal talked about the agenda of the Clinton administration and how it will affect the future of the nation and the world. He mentioned various policies of the administration and…

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  • Freedom of Expression in Latin America
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    Freedom of Expression in Latin America

    Participants briefed reporters on the creation of a rapporteur to oversee and respond to breaches of freedom of expression in members nations of the Organization of American States. They…

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  • Presidential Investigation
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    Presidential Investigation

    Mr. Blumenthal talked with reporters about his appearance before a grand jury today during which he was questioned by independent counsel Kenneth Starr about his conversations with members of the…

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