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  • emThe Lincoln Conspiracyem
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    The Lincoln Conspiracy

    Brad Meltzer recounted the failed attempt to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln in Baltimore en route to his inauguration in 1861. This was a virtual program hosted by Books & Books…

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  • Abraham Lincoln and the 1860 Election
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    Abraham Lincoln and the 1860 Election

    University of Nevada, Las Vegas Professor Michael Green taught a class on Abraham Lincoln and the 1860 presidential election. He described the political climate of the antebellum era,…

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  • Lincoln and Antebellum Views on Death
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    Lincoln and Antebellum Views on Death

    Author Brian Dirck examined accounts written by close associates of Abraham Lincoln to explain the president’s view of death before the Civil War. Mr. Dirck argued that Lincoln balanced his…

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  • Abraham Lincoln and African Americans
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    Abraham Lincoln and African Americans

    Civil War scholar Jonathan White talked about how Abraham Lincoln interacted with African Americans he met during his time in office. He explained how Lincoln’s willingness to have African…

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  • Abraham Lincoln Andrew Johnson and the Constitution
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    Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson and the Constitution

    Andrew Slap of East Tennessee State University taught a class on Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, and the Constitution. He compared how both presidents have been portrayed as either…

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  • Lincoln and New Deal America
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    Lincoln and New Deal America

    Boston University History Professor Nina Silber spoke at the annual Abraham Lincoln Symposium about Lincoln’s influence on New Deal Americans during the 1930s. The Abraham Lincoln Institute and Ford’s…

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  • Abraham Lincoln and Emancipation
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    Abraham Lincoln and Emancipation

    Civil War scholar Edna Greene Medford talked about Abraham Lincoln’s approach to abolishing slavery and examined views of emancipation in the North and South. This event was part of the the…

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  • Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Lincoln Vault
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    Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Lincoln Vault

    The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum contains over 52,000 original items pertaining to the 16th president. Archives director Samuel Wheeler went inside the Lincoln Vault to showcase some of the…

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  • Abraham Lincolns Second Inaugural Address
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    Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address

    Abraham Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer revisited the 16th president’s second inaugural address - delivered on March 4th, 1865, just six weeks before his assassination, and generally…

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  • Lincoln Douglass and Emancipation
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    Lincoln, Douglass, and Emancipation

    Historians Harold Holzer, Edna Greene Medford and David Blight talked about the views of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass on emancipating those held in slavery. They tracked their…

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  • 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…

    1,534 views
  • Painting Abraham Lincoln
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    Painting Abraham Lincoln

    In a multi-media presentation, artist Wendy Allen showed examples of her own and other artist’s works and talked about her influences and reasons for painting Abraham Lincoln. Since the early 1980s,…

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  • emAll the Powers of Earthem
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    All the Powers of Earth

    Sidney Blumenthal talked about his book, All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. III, 1856-1860, in which he continued his multi-volume political biography of Abraham…

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  • Abraham Lincoln and Native Americans
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    Abraham Lincoln and Native Americans

    Stony Brook University Professor Paul Kelton taught a class about Abraham Lincoln and Native Americans. He talked about the Dakota Wars in Minnesota which resulted in 38 executions, the…

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  • emLincolns Spiesem
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    Lincoln's Spies

    Historian Douglas Waller talked about his book, Lincoln’s Spies: Their Secret War to Save a Nation, in which he recounted the team of Union spies that provided President Lincoln and his…

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  • Lincoln Assassination Attending Doctors
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    Lincoln Assassination Attending Doctors

    Retired infectious disease specialist Dr. Jon Willen talked about Charles Leale, the first doctor to treat the mortally wounded Abraham Lincoln after actor John Wilkes Booth shot him while he…

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  • Abraham Lincolns Books
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    Abraham Lincoln's Books

    Samuel Wheeler gave a tour of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum’s vault and showed some of the books that made up the 16th president’s personal book collection. The program begins with a…

    704 views
  • Lincolns Sense of Humor
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    Lincoln's Sense of Humor

    Author Richard Carwardine spoke at the annual Abraham Lincoln Symposium about Lincoln’s sense of humor. The Abraham Lincoln Institute and Ford’s Theatre Society hosted the symposium at historic…

    1,033 views
  • PresidentElect Lincoln
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    President-Elect Lincoln

    Author Michael Burlingame spoke at the annual Abraham Lincoln Symposium about Lincoln’s actions as president-elect between his November 1860 election and his March 1861 inauguration. Following his…

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  • Creating the Lincoln Memorial
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    Creating the Lincoln Memorial

    The dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., took place in 1922, almost 60 years after Abraham Lincoln’s death. Harold Holzer talked about his book, Monument Man: The Life and Art…

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