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  • Lincoln Douglass and Emancipation
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    Lincoln, Douglass, and Emancipation

    Historians Harold Holzer, Edna Greene Medford and David Blight talked about the views of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass on emancipating those held in slavery. They tracked their…

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  • LincolnDouglas Quincy Debate Preview
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    Lincoln-Douglas Quincy Debate Preview

    Historians, participants, and spectators talked about the significance of the debates, especially the sixth debate in Quincy, Illinois. Telephone lines were also opened for viewer comments. Professor Splaine…

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  • LincolnDouglas Ottawa Debate Preview
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    Lincoln-Douglas Ottawa Debate Preview

    Historians, participants, and spectators talked about the significance of the debates, especially the first debate in Ottawa, Illinois. Telephone lines were also opened for viewer comments.…

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  • emThe LincolnDouglas Debatesem
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    The Lincoln-Douglas Debates

    Mr. Holzer, Civil War historian, discussed the publication which he edited, entitled The Lincoln-Douglas Debates: The First Complete and Unexpurgated Text, published by Harper Collins…

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  • LincolnDouglas Quincy Debate Review
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    Lincoln-Douglas Quincy Debate Review

    Harold Holzer and Professor Lewis Suggs talked about their impressions of this debate. Telephone lines were also opened and spectators and participants were interviewed for their…

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  • LincolnDouglas Debates Preview
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    Lincoln-Douglas Debates Preview

    The Lincoln-Douglas preview began with a short portion from the Charleston debate, it also took a look at Abraham Lincoln’s term as a congressman from Illinois, and had an interview in the Old Senate…

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  • LincolnDouglas Debates Preview
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    Lincoln-Douglas Debates Preview

    Video clips from the first two debates and new footage reviewed the first two and previewed the last five debates. At the third annual Lincoln-Douglas Celebration Conference in Ottawa, Illinois, Mr. Holzer and Mr.…

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  • LincolnDouglas Debates Preview
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    Lincoln-Douglas Debates Preview

    Dr. Zarefsky spoke about the importance of the Lincoln-Douglas debates and their implications for the abolition movement in Illinois and throughout the country.

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  • LincolnDouglas Debates Preview
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    Lincoln-Douglas Debates Preview

    Professors Zarefsky and Medford spoke about the history of the Lincoln-Douglas debates and slavery in the U.S. during the third in a series of Lincoln-Douglas debate previews.

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  • Lincoln Photographs Authenticity
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    Lincoln Photographs' Authenticity

    Mr. Holzer, who is the Chief Communications Officer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and author of several books on President Lincoln, discussed controversy over authenticity of early…

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