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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…

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    Popular History and the Lincoln Assassination

    In this first panel historians and authors discussed President Lincoln’s assassination which occurred on April 14, 1865. They highlighted the events which led to the assassination and the popular…

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    Lincoln and His Admirals

    Mr. Symonds talked about the U.S. Navy’s role in the Civil War. Mr. Symonds is also the author of the book, Stonewall of the West, published by University Press of Kansas.

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    American Eras

    Mr. Prokopowicz talked about his book, American Eras, published by The Gale Group. The book is about President Lincoln’s role as commander-in-chief during the Civil War, although he had…

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    Writing the Civil War

    Mr. McPherson talked about his book, Writing the Civil War, published by University of South Carolina Press. In this book fourteen historians present a wide-ranging discussion of the vast…

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    Life of Lincoln

    Mr. Holzer and Mr. Williams previewed a series of recent speeches in Gettysburg about President Lincoln and took audience calls, faxes and electronic mail.

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    The Lincoln Mailbag

    Mr. Holzer talked about his book, The Lincoln Mailbag: America Writes to the President, 1861-1865, published by Southern Illinois University Press. This book is a sequel to Mr. Holzer’s…

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    Favorite Civil War Books

    Mr. Williams was asked about his favorite Civil War books and his opinion on why so many books are coming out at this time about the Civil War.

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    Open Phones: Lincoln

    Mr. Holzer and Mr. Williams talked about historical research on Abraham Lincoln and took audience calls, faxes and electronic mail. This was part of a day-long special on Lincoln with…

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    Open Phones: Lincoln

    Mr. Holzer and Mr. Williams talked about historical research on Abraham Lincoln and took audience calls, faxes and electronic mail. This was part of a day-long special on Lincoln with…

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    Open Phones: Lincoln

    Mr. Holzer and Mr. Williams talked about historical research on Abraham Lincoln and took audience calls, faxes and electronic mail. This was part of a day-long special on Lincoln with…

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