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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…

  • Abraham Lincoln and Life in the White House
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    Abraham Lincoln and Life in the White House

    Jean Baker talked about life in the Lincoln White House. Topics included the Lincoln family, the importance of presidential festivities, and the Washington social scene. After her prepared remarks, she answered…

  • Crisis and the Civil War
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    Crisis and the Civil War

    As part of a symposium to mark the 200th anniversary of the White House, historians spoke about the White House during the Civil War. Among the topics they addressed were the physical look…

  • The Lincolns at Home
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    The Lincolns at Home

    The panelists talked about the private lives of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln. They responded to questions from the moderator and the audience. Mr. Holzer moderated the panel.

  • Religion in the Lincoln Marriage
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    Religion in the Lincoln Marriage

    Ms. Baker talked about the role of religion in the Lincoln marriage. Following prepared remarks, she responded to questions from the audience. Ms. Baker is the author of Mary Todd Lincoln:…

  • emLincoln at Homeem
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    Lincoln at Home

    Panelists discussed Lincoln at Home: Two Glimpses of Abraham Lincoln’s Family Life by David Herbert Donald, published by Simon & Schuster. Holzer is the author of Lincoln Seen and Heard,…

  • 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…