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    Abraham Lincoln and Reconstruction

    Professor Louis P. Masur talked about his book, Lincoln’s Last Speech: Wartime Reconstruction and the Crisis of Reunion “Lincoln and the Problem of Reconstruction” was part of the Abraham Lincoln Institute’s 19th…

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    Abraham Lincoln and Emancipation

    Professor Edna Greene Medford talked about her book, Lincoln and Emancipation. “Undeclared Partners for Freedom: Lincoln, African Americans and the Emancipation Struggle” was part of the Abraham Lincoln…

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    Life and Legacy of Mary Lincoln

    Stacey Pratt McDermott talked about her book, Mary Lincoln: Southern Girl, Northern Woman. “Mary Lincoln on Mary Lincoln: Hearing the Voice of Mary Lincoln and Contextualizing Her Life and Legacy” was part of the…

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    Abraham Lincoln's Ethics

    Professor Thomas Carson talked about his book, Lincoln’s Ethics. “Lincoln’s Ethics” was part of the Abraham Lincoln Institute’s 19th annual symposium on “The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship.”…

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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…

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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.…

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    Abraham Lincoln's Political Life

    Sidney Blumenthal talked about his book, A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1849, Volume 1. “A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln 1809-1849” was part of the Abraham Lincoln…

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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”…

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    Mourning Abraham Lincoln

    Martha Hodes talked about the impact of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln and the legacy of the Civil War. “Mourning Lincoln: The Assassination and the Meaning of the Civil War” was part of a…

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    Panel Discussion on Abraham Lincoln

    Speakers at the 18th 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. This…

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    Life of John Wilkes Booth

    Terry Alford talked about the life of John Wilkes Booth and the actor and confederate sympathizer’s role in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. “John Wilkes Booth: A Biographer’s 25 Years with an…

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    Union Troops and the Lincoln Assassination

    Stephen Goldman talked about the impact of assassination of President Abraham Lincoln on Union troops. “Mr. Lincoln’s ‘Thinking Bayonets:’ Assassination, Coming Home and the 'Unfinished Work'” was part of a…

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    President Lincoln's Dreams of Death

    Jonathan White spoke about the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, and the dreams the president had that may have presaged his death. “Lincoln’s Dreams of Death” was part of a symposium on the life,…

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    President Lincoln's Thoughts on April 14, 1865

    Richard Wightman Fox talked about what President Lincoln may have been thinking on the day of his assassination, April 14, 1865. “What Lincoln Was Thinking on April 14, 1865” was part of a symposium on the…

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    Lincoln's Work Ethic and Ambition

    Rich Lowry talked about his book, Lincoln Unbound: How an Ambitious Young Railsplitter Saved the American Dream - and How We Can Do It Again, in which he discusses President Abraham Lincoln’s work ethic and…

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    Lincoln's 1864 Re-Election

    Fred Martin talked about his book Abraham Lincoln’s Path to Reelection in 1864: Our Greatest Victory. “Lincoln’s Long March to Victory in 1864” was a presentation at the 17th annual Abraham Lincoln…

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    Britain's Response to the Emancipation Proclamation

    Amanda Foreman talked about the international response to the Civil War, particularly by Great Britain. She is the author of A World on Fire: An Epic History of Two Nations Divided. Ms. Foreman responded to questions…

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    President Lincoln and Southern Civilians

    Professor Burrus Carnahan addressed the charge currently prevalent in some circles that President Lincoln was a war criminal, primarily due to the suffering of civilians during the Civil War. He examined changes…

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    Panel on Lincoln-Douglas Debates

    The panel discussed the Lincoln-Douglas debates in the framework of the Herndon letters, which was a collection of interviews from those who were involved in the Lincoln-Douglas debates. They…

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    Lincoln Symposium

    William Lee Miller spoke of Abraham Lincoln’s initial federal career, his moral perceptions, and his perspectives on the Civil War. Professor Miller then answered questions from members of the…

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