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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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    Abraham Lincoln and Immigration

    Harold Holzer talked about Abraham Lincoln’s views on immigration policy and immigrant groups in America. He described Lincoln’s efforts to court the German-American vote early in his…

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    Reconstruction After Lincoln's Assassination

    Frank Williams talked about politics and culture after President Lincoln’s assassination and the Reconstruction Era that followed. This talk was part of the annual Lincoln Forum Symposium.…

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    Abraham Lincoln and Immigrants

    Jason Silverman, author of Lincoln and the Immigrant, talked about Abraham Lincoln’s personal, professional, and political relationship with the immigrant population. “I am not a Know Nothing...How Can I…

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    Abraham Lincoln's Record and Reputation

    Allen Guelzo, author of Redeeming the Great Emancipator, talked about President Lincoln’s record and reputation. “Hating Lincoln, or, Why So Many Americans Think the Great Emancipator is No Longer…

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    Abraham Lincoln and Emancipation

    Daniel Crofts, author of Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery, talked about President Lincoln’s views on Emancipation. “The Paradoxical Emancipator: Abraham Lincoln and the Other Thirteenth…

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    Abraham Lincoln and William Herndon

    Douglas Wilson, co-editor of Herndon on Lincoln: Letters, talked about the writings of William H. Herndon, Abraham Lincoln’s biographer and law partner. “William H. Herndon in His Own Voice” was…

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    People and Ideas That Shaped Lincoln

    Panelists talked about the people and ideas that shaped Abraham Lincoln’s political persona. Panelists included Harold Holzer, Ronald White, Richard Brookhiser, and Sidney Blumenthal.

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    Images of President Lincoln in the U.S. Capitol

    Harold Holzer talked about the creation of and meaning behind the many paintings, sculptures, and photographs of President Lincoln now on public display in the U.S. Capitol building. In…

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    Lincoln Family After the Assassination

    Catherine Clinton talked about what happened to President Lincoln’s family after his assassination. She discussed Mary Todd Lincoln’s struggles with debt and difficulty in coping with her…

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    Lincoln and the Founding Fathers

    Richard Brookhiser talked about how the ideas of Founding Fathers such as George Washington, Thomas Paine, and Thomas Jefferson influenced Abraham Lincoln’s thoughts and policies during the Civil…

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    Abraham Lincoln and Slavery

    Sidney Blumenthal spoke about the political forces that shaped President Lincoln’s views on slavery. Mr. Blumenthal is the author of, A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln,…

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    Abraham Lincoln's Indiana Childhood

    Brian Dirck talked about his forthcoming book, Lincoln in Indiana. He spoke about Abraham Lincoln’s childhood after his family moved from Kentucky to Indiana in 1816 and how his formative years…

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    Celebrating Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

    Carla Knorowski, editor of Gettysburg Replies: The World Responds to Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, reads passages from the book, including writings by former President Jimmy Carter, former…

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    Bradley University Library's Abraham Lincoln Collection

    Selected materials from Bradley University Library’s Abraham Lincoln Collection were shown. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Peoria,…

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    Lincoln, Inc.

    Jackie Hogan talked about her book, Lincoln, Inc.: Selling the Sixteenth President in Contemporary America. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities…

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