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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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    Owen Lovejoy and the Underground Railroad

    Owen Muelder talked about Owen Lovejoy, a Republican U.S. Congressman from Illinois who served from 1857 until his death in 1864. He was an abolitionist who openly used his home in…

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    State Society Reception

    An Illinois delegation met to honor Representative Dennis Hastert on the eve of his election as Speaker of the House.