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  • 150th Anniversary of President Lincolns Grand Review
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    150th Anniversary of President Lincoln's Grand Review

    The 150th anniversary of the November 20, 1861 “Grand Review” by President Lincoln of some 70,000 Union soldiers at Bailey’s Crossroads, Virginia, was commemorated with a re-enactment on…

  • Lincolns Emancipation Proclamation
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    Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation

    Panelists discussed President Lincoln’s timing of the release of the Emancipation Proclamation. They focused on the legal grounding for the proclamation and what it accomplished. The panelists also responded to questions from…

  • emTell Me of Lincolnem
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    Tell Me of Lincoln

    William Styple talked about his book Tell Me of Lincoln: Memories of Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War, and Life in Old New York (Belle Grove Publishing Company; October 1, 2009) and told stories of…

  • In Depth with Frank Williams and Edna Medford
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    In Depth with Frank Williams and Edna Medford

    Lincoln scholars Frank Williams and Edna Medford talked about Abraham Lincoln’s life and some of the thousands of books written about him (currently being published at the rate of one a week). They responded…

  • Lincoln Memorial 200th Birthday Ceremony
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    Lincoln Memorial 200th Birthday Ceremony

    A ceremony “Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of President Abraham Lincoln” was held by the National Park Service and the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission on the plaza…

  • Lincoln Bush and the War Powers of the Presidency
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    Lincoln, Bush and the War Powers of the Presidency

    Panelists talked about the American Constitution and compared the attitudes of Abraham Lincoln and George W. Bush toward the Constitution during wartime. After the program, they responded to audience members…

  • emJudging Lincolnem
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    Judging Lincoln

    Judge Williams, chief justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court, talked about his book Judging Lincoln, published by Southern Illinois University Press. He also showed some of the…

  • emIllustrated History of the Presidentsem
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    Illustrated History of the Presidents

    Mr. Beschloss talked about the book he edited, American Heritage Illustrated History of the President, published by Time Books. This new edition offers portraits of forty-two presidencies…

  • Stonewall Jacksons Shenandoah Campaign
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    Stonewall Jackson's Shenandoah Campaign

    Professor Gallagher talked about President Lincoln’s reaction to Stonewall Jackson’s 1862 Shenandoah Valley campaign. After his presentation he answered questions from members of the…