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  • Lincoln Assassination Attending Doctors
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    Lincoln Assassination Attending Doctors

    Retired infectious disease specialist Dr. Jon Willen talked about Charles Leale, the first doctor to treat the mortally wounded Abraham Lincoln after actor John Wilkes Booth shot him while he…

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  • Sculptor Vinnie Ream Daniel Sickles and Andrew Johnsons Impeachment
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    Sculptor Vinnie Ream, Daniel Sickles and Andrew Johnson's Impeachment

    Civil War scholar Patrick Hickey presented a program titled, “The Devil vs. the Hummingbird: The Midnight Confrontation on Capitol Hill that Determined the Fate of a Presidency and Ensured the Survival…

    377 views
  • Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass
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    Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass

    John Muller talked about the connections between Abraham Lincoln and abolitionist Frederick Douglass. Mr. Muller is the author of “Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C.: The Lion of…

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  • Abraham Lincoln
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    Abraham Lincoln

    The Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia hosted three authors who discussed various aspects of Abraham Lincoln’s life and career. Featured were David Kent, Elizabeth Smith Brownstein,…

    525 views
  • Joe Wiegand Portrays Theodore Roosevelt
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    Theodore Roosevelt's Life and Times

    Joe Wiegand portrayed Theodore Roosevelt in an appearance before the Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia. He recounted the 26th president’s life and times, including his unexpected…

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  • Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed
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    Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed

    Professor Charles Strozier talked about letters exchanged by Abraham Lincoln and his friend Joshua Speed. Professor Strozier is the author of Your Friend Forever, A. Lincoln: The Enduring…

    819 views
  • Abraham Lincolns Indiana Childhood
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    Abraham Lincoln's Indiana Childhood

    Brian Dirck talked about his forthcoming book, Lincoln in Indiana. He spoke about Abraham Lincoln’s childhood after his family moved from Kentucky to Indiana in 1816 and how his formative years…

    611 views
  • Abraham Lincoln and Immigration
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    Abraham Lincoln and Immigration

    Jason H. Silverman talked about his book, Lincoln and the Immigrant. He described Abraham Lincoln’s encounters, as a lawyer and politician, with immigrants, including Haitians, Cubans, and…

    685 views
  • Details of the Lincoln Assassination
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    Details of the Lincoln Assassination

    Kathryn Canavan talked about her book, Lincoln’s Final Hours: Conspiracy, Terror, and the Assassination of America’s Greatest President. Ms. Canavan, a former crime reporter, told stories and showed images…

    662 views
  • Lincolns Antislavery Politics
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    Lincoln's Antislavery Politics

    James Oakes talked about Abraham Lincoln’s relationship with abolitionist movements and antislavery politics. Mr. Oakes spoke about the abolitionist movements of the day and how they helped…

    523 views
  • Discussion on Freed Slaves After the Civil War
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    Freed Slaves After the Civil War

    Professor Edna Greene Medford talked about the experiences of freed slaves in the years following the Civil War. She said economic independence, education, and political rights were key…

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  • Discussion on the Assassination and Legacy of President Lincoln
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    Assassination and Legacy of President Lincoln

    Michael Kauffman talked about the legacy of Abraham Lincoln and his impact on the U.S. and the world following his assassination. He also spoke about John Wilkes Booth’s motives for killing the president and how…

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  • Discussion on President Abraham Lincolns International Influence
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    Lincoln's International Influence

    Paul Quigley talked about how Abraham Lincoln’s image has been adapted internationally for different purposes since his death in 1865. Mr. Quigley described the malleability of Lincoln’s image for various causes,…

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  • President Lincolns Second Inaugural Address 150th Anniversary
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    President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address 150th Anniversary

    The National Park Service and the Lincoln Group of D.C. hosted a commemorative ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial for the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s second inaugural address. The…

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  • Lincoln Memorial Sights and Sounds
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    Lincoln Memorial Sights and Sounds

    Scenes at the Lincoln Memorial before a commemorative ceremony for the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s second inaugural address.

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  • 13th Amendment and Slavery
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    13th Amendment and Slavery

    Pastors, historians, church choirs, and an actor portraying abolitionist Frederick Douglass reflected on the 150th anniversary of the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment, which abolished…

    1,084 views
  • Book Discussion on emLoathing Lincolnem
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    Loathing Lincoln

    John McKee Barr talked about his book, Loathing Lincoln: An American Tradition from the Civil War to the Present. In his book, Mr. Barr argues that in order to better understand why Abraham…

    1,176 views
  • Discussion on the Confederate View of the 1864 Election
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    Confederate View of 1864 Election

    Elizabeth Varon talked about the 1864 presidential election from the Confederate point of view. Candidates in the 1864 presidential election were Abraham Lincoln and General George McClellan,…

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  • Discussion on the Political Climate in the Summer of 1864
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    Summer of 1864

    Jennifer Weber talked about the political climate leading up to the 1864 presidential election. Candidates in the 1864 presidential election were Abraham Lincoln and General George McClellan, President…

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  • Discussion on the Election of 1864
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    Panel Discussion on the Election of 1864

    Authors and historians talked about the impact and significance of the 1864 presidential election. Candidates were Abraham Lincoln and General George McClellan, Lincoln’s former commander of the…

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