Filter by

Lincoln-Douglas Debates

Videos

Sorted by Most Recent Airing
Showing 1 - 20 of 47 Show 47
  • emSlavery Race and Conquest in the Tropicsem
    Last Aired

    Slavery, Race, and Conquest in the Tropics

    Professor Robert May talked about his book, Slavery, Race and Conquest in the Tropics: Lincoln, Douglas, and the Future of Latin America, about how Abraham Lincoln was working to prevent the spread of…

    493 views
  • LincolnDouglas Alton Debate
    Last Aired

    Lincoln-Douglas Alton Debate

    Stephen A. Douglas, the incumbent senator, and Abraham Lincoln, a former congressman and current attorney, met for the last in a series of seven debates for the right to represent Illinois in the…

    2,076 views
  • LincolnDouglas Ottawa Debate
    Last Aired

    Lincoln-Douglas Ottawa Debate

    Stephen A. Douglas, the incumbent senator, and Abraham Lincoln, a former congressman and current attorney, met for the first in a series of seven debates for the right to represent Illinois…

    3,676 views
  • Lincoln Speech A House Divided
    Last Aired

    Lincoln Speech: A House Divided

    In the Illinois State House on June 17, 1858, former Representative Abraham Lincoln accepted the Republican nomination and opened his senatorial campaign with his now-famous “House Divided”…

    4,206 views
  • Lincoln Douglas Alton Debate Preview
    Last Aired

    Lincoln Douglas Alton Debate Preview

    Historians, participants, and spectators discussed the significance of the debates, especially the last debate in Alton, Illinois. Telephone lines were also opened for viewer comments.…

    394 views
  • LincolnDouglas Quincy Debate
    Last Aired

    Lincoln-Douglas Quincy Debate

    Stephen A. Douglas, the incumbent Senator, and Abraham Lincoln, a former congressman and current attorney, met for the sixth in a series of seven debates for the right to represent Illinois in…

    833 views
  • LincolnDouglas Quincy Debate Preview
    Last Aired

    Lincoln-Douglas Quincy Debate Preview

    Historians, participants, and spectators talked about the significance of the debates, especially the sixth debate in Quincy, Illinois. Telephone lines were also opened for viewer comments. Professor Splaine…

    217 views
  • LincolnDouglas Galesburg Debate
    Last Aired

    Lincoln-Douglas Galesburg Debate

    Stephen A. Douglas, the incumbent senator, and Abraham Lincoln, a former congressman and current attorney, met for the fifth in a series of seven debates for the right to represent Illinois in…

    4,265 views
  • LincolnDouglas Galesburg Debate Preview
    Last Aired

    Lincoln-Douglas Galesburg Debate Preview

    Historians, participants and spectators talked about the significance of the debates, especially the fifth debate in Galesburg Illinois. Telephone lines were also opened for viewer comments. Professor…

    279 views
  • LincolnDouglas Charleston Debate
    Last Aired

    Lincoln-Douglas Charleston Debate

    Stephen A. Douglas, the incumbent senator, and Abraham Lincoln, a former congressman and current attorney, met for the fourth in a series of seven debates for the right to represent Illinois in the Senate.…

    894 views
  • LincolnDouglas Charleston Debate Preview
    Last Aired

    Lincoln-Douglas Charleston Debate Preview

    Professor Splaine reviewed the first three debates and previewed this fourth debate. Mayor Cougill talked about his community’s efforts in re-enacting the debate. Professor Sterling discussed the…

    146 views
  • LincolnDouglas Jonesboro Debate
    Last Aired

    Lincoln-Douglas Jonesboro Debate

    Stephen A. Douglas, the incumbent senator, and Abraham Lincoln, a former congressman and current attorney, met for the third in a series of seven debates for the right to represent Illinois…

    725 views
  • LincolnDouglas Jonesboro Debate Preview
    Last Aired

    Lincoln-Douglas Jonesboro Debate Preview

    Professor Splaine reviewed the context of the debates and the significance for its constitutional arguments concerning slavery. Professor Simon talked about the significance of the setting for…

    409 views
  • LincolnDouglas Freeport Debate
    Last Aired

    Lincoln-Douglas Freeport Debate

    Stephen A. Douglas, the incumbent senator, and Abraham Lincoln, a former congressman and current attorney, met for the second in a series of seven debates for the right to represent Illinois in the Senate.…

    1,762 views
  • LincolnDouglas Freeport Debate Preview
    Last Aired

    Lincoln-Douglas Freeport Debate Preview

    Historians and participants discussed the historical context of the Lincoln-Douglas debates and their significance, especially the second debate in Freeport, Illinois. Senator Simon, who wrote a…

    595 views
  • LincolnDouglas Ottawa Debate Preview
    Last Aired

    Lincoln-Douglas Ottawa Debate Preview

    Historians, participants, and spectators talked about the significance of the debates, especially the first debate in Ottawa, Illinois. Telephone lines were also opened for viewer comments.…

    905 views
  • emThe LincolnDouglas Debatesem
    Last Aired

    The Lincoln-Douglas Debates

    Mr. Holzer, Civil War historian, discussed the publication which he edited, entitled The Lincoln-Douglas Debates: The First Complete and Unexpurgated Text, published by Harper Collins…

    771 views
  • LincolnDouglas Alton Debate Review
    Last Aired

    Lincoln-Douglas Alton Debate Review

    Professors John Splaine and Edna Greene Medford talked about their impressions of this debate, including its significance as the last debate and all the various issues raised in the…

    855 views
  • LincolnDouglas Quincy Debate Review
    Last Aired

    Lincoln-Douglas Quincy Debate Review

    Harold Holzer and Professor Lewis Suggs talked about their impressions of this debate. Telephone lines were also opened and spectators and participants were interviewed for their…

    226 views
  • LincolnDouglas Galesburg Debate Review
    Last Aired

    Lincoln-Douglas Galesburg Debate Review

    Thomas Schwartz talked about his impressions of this debate. Professor Russell Adams and Glennette Turner talked about their perspectives on the dabates, particularly the status of blacks…

    264 views
  • Load 20 More