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  • Abraham Lincoln Panel
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    Abraham Lincoln Panel

    Authors talked about their books relating to Abraham Lincoln. After the presentations, they responded to questions by members of the audience. Professor Joseph Glatthaar moderated. Jean Baker is the…

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  • History of First Ladies
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    History of First Ladies

    Historians and authors spoke at the National First Ladies' Library’s first annual symposium, “First Ladies and American Women’s History.” The concluding session of the symposium looked at the roles of first ladies…

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  • First Ladies as Public Figures
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    First Ladies as Public Figures

    Historians and authors spoke at the National First Ladies' Library’s first annual symposium, “First Ladies and American Women’s History.” In an afternoon session they focused on first…

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  • Author on emMary Todd Lincoln A Biographyem
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    Author on: Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography

    Professor Baker talked about her book, Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography, published by W.W. Norton. The book contains anecdotes of 19th-century family and domestic life and is also a character…

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  • The Presidents Spouse History
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    The President's Spouse: History

    Panelists talked about the history of the status of the president’s wife and how she became the “first lady,” a more influential and active political figure. They discussed the…

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