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  • emIllinois in the War of 1812em
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    Illinois in the War of 1812

    Gillum Ferguson talked about his book, Illinois in the War of 1812. He talked about the history of Illinois and the roots of the War of 1812 as well the campaigns there. Mr. Ferguson was…

    358 views
  • emIndian Voicesem
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    Indian Voices

    Alison Owings talked about her book Indian Voices: Listening to Native Americans in conversation with Gary Johnson. The book documents how Native Americans view their lives, their history, and…

    422 views
  • Revolutionary War Panel
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    Revolutionary War Panel

    Two authors talked about their books about the founding of America in conversation with Gary Johnson. T.H. Breen is the author of American Insurgents, American Patriots: The Revolution of the…

    821 views
  • emAt the Edge of the Precipiceem
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    At the Edge of the Precipice

    Robert Remini talked about his book At the Edge of the Precipice: Henry Clay and the Compromise that Saved the Union (Basic Books, 2010) in conversation with Gary Johnson. He responded to…

    583 views
  • African American Perspectives on Abraham Lincoln
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    African American Perspectives on Abraham Lincoln

    Representative Jesse Jackson,Jr. , a member of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, provided opening and closing remarks. Moderated by Professor James Horton, panelists discussed African…

    975 views
  • Henry Louis Gates on Abraham Lincoln
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    Henry Louis Gates on Abraham Lincoln

    Professor Gates spoke about how personal stories relate to history and showed pictures while talking about tracing his family history. Topics included his African-American heritage, his genealogical work, and President…

    972 views
  • Land of Lincoln
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    Land of Lincoln

    Authors held a panel discussion about President Abraham Lincoln. Gary Johnson moderated. Co-moderator Eileen Mackevich also contributed her thoughts. The panelists responded to questions from members of the…

    156 views
  • Presidential Leadership
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    Presidential Leadership

    Orville Burton and Richard Brookhiser talked about their books with Gary Johnson. Orville Vernon Burton is the author of The Age of Lincoln, published by Hill and Wang. The book deals with the…

    89 views
  • Jane Addams
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    Jane Addams

    Authors Louise Knight and Katherine Joslin discussed the life and work of Nobel Peace Prize winner Jane Addams, founder of the Settlement House Movement. The event was moderated by Gary Johnson.…

    1,314 views