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    Abraham Lincoln and William Herndon

    Douglas Wilson, co-editor of Herndon on Lincoln: Letters, talked about the writings of William H. Herndon, Abraham Lincoln’s biographer and law partner. “William H. Herndon in His Own Voice” was…

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    President Lincoln's Dreams of Death

    Jonathan White spoke about the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, and the dreams the president had that may have presaged his death. “Lincoln’s Dreams of Death” was part of a symposium on the life,…

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    President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

    Author, historian, and Lincoln Studies Center co-director Douglas Wilson talks about the Gettysburg Address, which was delivered by President Abraham Lincoln 150 years ago on November 19,…

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    Panel on Lincoln-Douglas Debates

    The panel discussed the Lincoln-Douglas debates in the framework of the Herndon letters, which was a collection of interviews from those who were involved in the Lincoln-Douglas debates. They…

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    Moral Character and the Presidency

    This program is part of the “Presidents in Perspective” symposium at Boston College. Mr. Gergen moderated a panel discussion called, “U.S. Presidents in Perspective: The Shifting Fortunes of Presidential…

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    Lincoln Cottage Re-Opening

    A grand re-opening ceremony was held for President Lincoln’s Cottage at the President Lincoln and Soldiers' Home National Monument as part of the beginning of the two-year celebration of the bicentennial of…

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    Lincoln Symposium

    A panel of authors responded to audience members' questions about their books and about Abraham Lincoln. Mark Steiner wrote, An Honest Calling: The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln, published by Northern Illinois…

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    Lincolns Sword

    Douglas Wilson talked about his book, Lincoln’s Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words, published by Knopf. He described Lincoln’s development as a writer from his earliest work to his final…

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    Lincoln's Sword

    Mr. Wilson talked about his book, Lincoln’s Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words, published by Knopf. He described Lincoln’s development as a writer from his earliest work to his final speeches. Wilson…

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