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    Illinois Civil War Soldiers' Letters

    Mark Flotow’s book, In Their Letters, in Their Words: Illinois Civil War Soldiers Write Home, features the writings of 165 troops from Abraham Lincoln’s home state and covers the war from…

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    The Fall of the House of Dixie

    Bruce Levine, history professor at the University of Illinois, talked about the effect the Civil War had on the South’s political, economic, and social structures. Professor Levine spoke at…

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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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    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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