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  • Lincoln and New Deal America
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    Lincoln and New Deal America

    Boston University History Professor Nina Silber spoke at the annual Abraham Lincoln Symposium about Lincoln’s influence on New Deal Americans during the 1930s. The Abraham Lincoln Institute and Ford’s…

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  • Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass
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    Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass

    Historian David Blight spoke at the annual Abraham Lincoln Symposium about the relationship between Lincoln and abolitionist Frederick Douglass. The Abraham Lincoln Institute and Ford’s Theatre Society…

    363 views
  • Edwin Stanton Lincolns Assassination and Aftermath
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    Edwin Stanton, Lincoln's Assassination, and Aftermath

    Walter Stahr, author of Stanton: Lincoln’s War Secretary, talked about Edwin Stanton, President Lincoln’s assassination and aftermath at a day-long symposium on Abraham Lincoln’s life, career &…

    1,212 views
  • Union Quartermaster General Montgomery Meigs
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    Union Quartermaster General Montgomery Meigs

    Robert O’Harrow talked about his book on Montgomery Meigs, Union quartermaster general during the Civil War. Meigs was responsible for supplying Union armies in the field but also developed…

    585 views
  • Abraham Lincolns Life Career and Legacy
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    Abraham Lincoln's Life, Career, and Legacy

    Historians talked about Abraham Lincoln’s life, career, and legacy. Speakers include Daniel Crofts, author of Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery; Stephen Engle, author of Gathering to Save a Nation:…

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  • Abraham Lincoln and Emancipation
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    Abraham Lincoln and Emancipation

    Daniel Crofts, author of Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery, talked about President Lincoln’s views on Emancipation. “The Paradoxical Emancipator: Abraham Lincoln and the Other Thirteenth…

    550 views
  • Abraham Lincoln Institute Book Award
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    Abraham Lincoln Institute Book Award

    Michael Burlingame presented Abraham Lincoln Institute Book Award to Terry Alford, author of Fortune’s Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth. Following the presentation, Michelle Krowl…

    256 views
  • Panel Discussion on Abraham Lincoln
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    Panel Discussion on Abraham Lincoln

    Speakers at the 19th annual Abraham Lincoln Symposium participated in a panel discussion about the life and legacy of the 16th president. They also responded to questions and comments from the audience.…

    570 views
  • Fords Theatre Lincoln Symposium Welcome Remarks
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    Ford's Theatre Lincoln Symposium, Welcome Remarks

    Michelle Krowl and Paul Tetreault provided welcome remarks at a symposium on the life, career, and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. The 19th annual symposium on “The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship”…

    192 views
  • President Lincolns Second Inaugural Address
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    President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address

    Members of the Library of Congress' staff visited the conservation lab and talked about the original copy of Lincoln’s second Inaugural address. To commemorate the anniversary of the address, the…

    670 views
  • Library of Congress Lincoln Collection
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    Library of Congress Lincoln Collection

    Library of Congress Civil War manuscripts specialist Michelle Krowl presented selected documents and objects from the library’s Lincoln collection. He spoke at the 2013 Lincoln Forum…

    607 views
  • emHanging Captain Gordonem
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    Hanging Captain Gordon

    Ron Soodalter talked about his book Hanging Captain Gordon: The Life and Trial of an American Slave Trader, published by Washington Square Press. The author argued that President Abraham Lincoln strengthened…

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  • emBehind the Scenes Or Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White Houseem
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    Behind the Scenes, Or, Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White House

    A book discussion group considered Elizabeth Keckley’s 1868 book Behind the Scenes, Or, Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White House, published by Oxford University Press. The…

    751 views
  • emLincoln and the Telegraph Officeem
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    Lincoln and the Telegraph Office

    Includes interview with Bill Brown.

    91 views