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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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    Union Troops and the Lincoln Assassination

    Stephen Goldman talked about the impact of assassination of President Abraham Lincoln on Union troops. “Mr. Lincoln’s ‘Thinking Bayonets:’ Assassination, Coming Home and the 'Unfinished Work'” was part of a…

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    The Library of Congress

    C-SPAN’s original feature documentary, The Library of Congress, is a behind-the-scenes look at the national repository, providing the history of the institution, a tour of its iconic Jefferson…

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    Library of Congress on Lincoln

    John Sellers spoke about a Lincoln Bicentennial exhibit at the Library of Congress that featured a handwritten copy of President Lincoln’s second inaugural address. “With Malice Toward None: The Abraham Lincoln…

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    Library of Congress on Lincoln

    Mr. Sellers spoke about a Lincoln Bicentennial exhibit at the Library of Congress that featured a draft of President Lincoln’s first inaugural address and the Bible he used at the inauguration. “With Malice Toward…

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    Library of Congress on Lincoln

    Mr. Sellers spoke about a Library of Congress Lincoln Bicentennial exhibit that featured Abraham Lincoln’s correspondence with a little girl who recommended he grow a beard. “With Malice Toward None: The Abraham…

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    Library of Congress on Lincoln

    Mr. Sellers spoke about a Lincoln Bicentennial exhibit at the Library of Congress that freatured a telegram from General Sherman to President Lincoln that his Christmas gift to him was the captured city of Savannah and…

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    Garfield Papers

    John Sellers talked about President James Garfield’s correspondence and papers in the Library of Congress’s collection. He discussed some of the more interesting letters to his mother and…

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    Papers of William McKinley

    John Sellers talked about the personal and public papers of President McKinley. He focused on papers regarding the war with Spain, his inaugural address, and the lack of personal written…

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    Presidential Papers

    Library of Congress officials exhibited the collection of presidential papers housed in the Madison building of the library. They outlined the process of conducting research at the library,…

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    Papers of Chester A. Arthur

    Library of Congress Historical Specialist John Sellers talked about correspondence of President Arthur to friends and colleagues in the Library of Congress.

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    Presidential Papers of Benjamin Harrison

    Mr. Sellers talked about the papers of President Harrison. He focused on family letters, college essays, a commission from the Union army, and presidential papers.

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    Lincoln Scholarship Part 2

    Several historians shared their recent discoveries about Abraham Lincoln’s life using original source materials. Cullom talked about the sources on Lincoln’s legal career in federal courts. Lowry…

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    Washington Journal: Tuesday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Washington Journal: Thursday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    President McKinley Death Anniversary

    Library of Congress historical specialist John Sellers talked about the life and career of President McKinley, the 25th president of the United States. President McKinley died on September…

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    Friday Washington Journal

    Journalists, legislators and telecommunications industry officials discussed the Telecommunications Act of 1995, which would deregulate much of the telephone and cable industry. It is still…

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