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  • Freedmen During Reconstruction
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    Freedmen During Reconstruction

    Historians talked about what life was like for Freedmen after the Civil War and the overall successes and failures of Reconstruction. They spoke about educational opportunities, land…

    994 views
  • Reconstruction After Lincolns Assassination
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    Reconstruction After Lincoln's Assassination

    Frank Williams talked about politics and culture after President Lincoln’s assassination and the Reconstruction Era that followed. This talk was part of the annual Lincoln Forum Symposium.…

    942 views
  • 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…

    524 views
  • Lincoln and the Soldiers Vote in 1864
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    Lincoln and the Soldiers' Vote in 1864

    Judge Williams, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Rhode Island, talked about the reasons that 70 percent of the soldiers of the Union Army voted for Lincoln in the 1864 election.…

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  • 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…

    656 views
  • Black Reaction to Emancipation Proclamation
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    Black Reaction to Emancipation Proclamation

    Edna Medford talked about the reaction of free black and slave to the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation in 1862. She also talked about the participation of free blacks in Northern…

    493 views
  • Lincoln Assassination Special Part 1
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    Lincoln Assassination Special, Part 1

    The Lincoln Forum symposium meets annually near the November 19th anniversary of the Gettysburg address to hear from authors and scholars on the 16th president. The 2005 meeting was devoted to studying the…

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  • Lincoln Assassination Special
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    Lincoln Assassination Special

    The Lincoln Forum symposium meets annually near the November 19th anniversary of the Gettysburg address to hear from authors and scholars on the 16th president. The 2005 meeting was devoted…

    759 views
  • Lincolns Second Inaugural Address
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    Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address

    Mr. White talked about President Lincoln and the Civil War, focusing on President Lincoln’s second inaugural address. Following prepared remarks, he responded to questions from the audience. Mr.…

    449 views