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  • Abraham Lincoln and Edwin Stanton
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    Abraham Lincoln and Edwin Stanton

    Author Walter Stahr talked about the relationship between Abraham Lincoln and his Secretary of War Edwin Stanton, starting from when they first met as attorneys before the Civil War through…

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  • emLincoln in the Bardoem
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    Lincoln in the Bardo

    George Saunders talked about his Booker Prize-winning novel, Lincoln in the Bardo, at the 2017 Miami Book Fair.

    996 views
  • Abraham Lincoln in Art and Photographs
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    Abraham Lincoln in Art and Photographs

    DePaul University professor Mark Pohlad taught a class on representations of President Abraham Lincoln in art and photographs. He described how images of Lincoln might reach different…

    359 views
  • Discussion on News Reports on President Lincolns Assassination
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    Lincoln Assassination News Reports

    Carrie Chistofferson talked about the Newseum exhibit of New York Herald special editions published on April 14-15, 1865, which show how the news unfolded after President Lincoln was shot.…

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  • Abraham Lincolns Enemies
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    Abraham Lincoln's Enemies

    Scholars talked about people who disliked and opposed Abraham Lincoln during his presidency, including members of his own cabinet. This discussion was part of the annual Lincoln Forum…

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  • Abraham Lincolns Friendships
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    Abraham Lincoln's Friendships

    Scholars talked about Abraham Lincoln’s friendships, both before and after he became president. This discussion was part of the annual Lincoln Forum symposium in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

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  • Abraham Lincoln Sarah Josepha Hale and Thanksgiving
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    Abraham Lincoln, Sarah Josepha Hale, and Thanksgiving

    Author Melanie Kirkpatrick talked about the history of Thanksgiving in America, including President Lincoln’s proclamation in 1863 during the Civil War making it a national holiday. She also reflected…

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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,…

    274 views
  • Lincoln Antietam and Emancipation
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    Lincoln, Antietam and Emancipation

    Professor William Harris talked about Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War Battle of Antietam, and the issuing of the Emancipation Proclamation in 1862.

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  • emWresting With His Angelem
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    Wresting With His Angel

    Sidney Blumenthal talked about the second volume of his political biography of Abraham Lincoln, Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1856. He spoke…

    558 views
  • Abraham Lincoln John Quincy Adams and Slavery
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    Abraham Lincoln, John Quincy Adams, and Slavery

    Fred Kaplan outlined how the sixth president of the United States, John Quincy Adams, and the 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, confronted the political dilemmas of slavery from colonization…

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  • emWrestling With His Angelem
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    Wrestling With His Angel

    Sidney Blumenthal talked about the second volume of his political biography of Abraham Lincoln, Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1856. This…

    570 views
  • Lincoln Slavery and the Dred Scott Case
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    Lincoln, Slavery, and the Dred Scott Case

    Professor Allen Guelzo talked about Abraham Lincoln, his views on slavery, and the Dred Scott Supreme Court decision. Professor Guelzo described Lincoln’s upbringing and the career path…

    1,624 views
  • emCongressman Lincolnem
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    Congressman Lincoln

    Chris DeRose talked about his book, Congressman Lincoln: The Making of America’s Greatest President, in which he recounts Abraham Lincoln’s single term in Congress. Lincoln, a Whig Party…

    1,112 views
  • Gettysburg Address Printing
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    Gettysburg Address Printing

    Steve Cotham showed a rare copy of the earliest printing of the Gettysurg Address in a pamphlet and told the story behind the two speeches given that day. He was interviewed at the Calvin M. McClung…

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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…

    568 views
  • emWrestling With His Angelem
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    Wrestling With His Angel

    Sidney Blumenthal talked about his book, Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1856. He spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017…

    363 views
  • Abraham Lincolns Life Career and Legacy
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    Abraham Lincoln's Life, Career, and Legacy

    Historians talked about Abraham Lincoln’s life, career, and legacy. Speakers include Daniel Crofts, author of Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery; Stephen Engle, author of Gathering to Save a Nation:…

    798 views
  • Abraham Lincolns Governors
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    Abraham Lincoln's Governors

    Stephen Engle, author of Gathering to Save a Nation: Lincoln and the Union’s War Governors, talked about the pivotal role the Union governors played in securing victory in the Civil War. “They are a Body of…

    577 views
  • Richard Carwardine Discusses emLincolns Sense of Humorem
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    Lincoln's Sense of Humor

    Richard Carwardine talked about his book Lincoln’s Sense of Humor, in which he examines Abraham Lincoln’s sense of humor and his ability to invoke it throughout his life and presidential…

    1,018 views
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