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    A Wicked War

    Amy Greenberg, history and women’s studies professor at Penn State University, talked about her book, A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico, in which she…

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    Lincoln in the World

    Kevin Peraino, former senior writer and Middle East bureau chief for Newsweek, talked about his book, Lincoln in the World: The Making of a Statesman and the Dawn of American Power, in which he examines…

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    Re-Trial of Mary Surratt

    The April 1865 plot to assassinate President Lincoln was planned in part at a boarding house owned and operated by Mary Surratt. She was tried by a military tribunal where she was not given…

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    My Thoughts Be Bloody

    Nora Titone recounts John Wilkes Booth’s family background and specifically examines the relationship between John and his older brother, Edwin Booth. Born to British actor, Junius Brutus Booth, the…

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    A Tale of Two Revolts

    Rajmohan Gandhi talked about two wars for freedom - the 1857 Mutiny in India and the American Civil War -that were covered by Irish reporter William Howard Russell. Professor Gandhi talked about the…

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    President Lincoln's First Inaugural Address

    On the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s first presidential inauguration on March 4, 1861, David Zarefsky talked about the origin, structure, and language of the inaugural address that the new president…

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    Lincoln's Men: The President and His Private Secretaries

    Daniel Mark Epstein recounted the lives of President Lincoln’s secretaries and first biographers, John Nicolay, John Hay, and William Stoddard. Mr. Nicolay and Mr. Hay were able to write about the personal…

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    Scholarship on Abraham Lincoln Presidency

    Eric Foner talked about his career studying President Lincoln. He spoke on the early history of the Republican party, the direction of the scholarly work on President Lincoln, and reviewed…

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    Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power

    Richard Carwardine talked about his book Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power, published by Knopf in January 2006. This is a new edition of Lincoln, first published in England in 2003, which won the Lincoln…

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    Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

    The day before the official dedication of the museum portion of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois, museum officials talked about the museum and…

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    Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum Tour

    This is an edited version of a longer live program. This edition does not include footage of the winners of the Lincoln essay contest for students, nor call-in portions of the original three-hour…

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    Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum Dedication

    President Bush spoke at the official ceremony to dedicate the new Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library in Springfield, Illinois. Many other officials also spoke about the legacy…

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    Lincoln Library Dedication

    Participants talked about the legacy of President Lincoln and dedicated a new presidential library in Springfield, Illinois. The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library is part of a larger…

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