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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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    Lincoln's Views on Slavery and the 13th Amendment

    Daniel Crofts talked about his book, Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery: The Other Thirteenth Amendment and the Struggle to Save the Union. In his book, he describes how in 1861, Lincoln…

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    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Centennial

    The National Park Service hosted a commemorative ceremony at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park in Hodgenville, Kentucky. July 2016 marked the centennial of the…

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    A Self-Made Man

    Sidney Blumenthal talked about his book, A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln. He spoke at Jones College Prep High School at the 2016 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit…

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    House Where Lincoln Died

    James Swanson, author of Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer, gave a tour of the Petersen House, where President Lincoln died after being shot by John Wilkes Booth. Mr. Swanson’s…

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    Lincoln's Generals' Wives

    Candice Hooper talked about her book Lincoln’s Generals' Wives: Four Women Who Influenced the civil War for Better and for Worse, in which she profiles the wives of Lincoln’s generals,…

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    Bob Woodward on President Lincoln

    Bob Woodward delivered the inaugural speech in a series exploring what Abraham Lincoln means to the 21st century. The lecture series, “The New Lincoln Lectures: What Abraham Lincoln Means to the 21st…

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    Abraham Lincoln and Immigration

    Jason H. Silverman talked about his book, Lincoln and the Immigrant. He described Abraham Lincoln’s encounters, as a lawyer and politician, with immigrants, including Haitians, Cubans, and…

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    Judicial Review and the Constitution

    George Will talked about judicial review and the Constitution, and President Lincoln’s opinions on the subject.

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    Abraham Lincoln and Photography

    David Ward provided a chronicle of President Abraham Lincoln’s life through photographs and portraits. Images discussed range from portraits of the former president to battlefield…

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    Abraham Lincoln and the Jewish Community

    Rabbi Gary Zola talks about his book, We Called Him Rabbi Abraham: Lincoln and American Jewry, A Documentary History. Rabbi Zola spoke about President Lincoln’s relationship with prominent Jews and the…

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    Abraham Lincoln and Reconstruction

    Professor Louis P. Masur talked about his book, Lincoln’s Last Speech: Wartime Reconstruction and the Crisis of Reunion “Lincoln and the Problem of Reconstruction” was part of the Abraham Lincoln Institute’s 19th…

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    Details of the Lincoln Assassination

    Kathryn Canavan talked about her book, Lincoln’s Final Hours: Conspiracy, Terror, and the Assassination of America’s Greatest President. Ms. Canavan, a former crime reporter, told stories and showed images…

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    Abraham Lincoln and Emancipation

    Professor Edna Greene Medford talked about her book, Lincoln and Emancipation. “Undeclared Partners for Freedom: Lincoln, African Americans and the Emancipation Struggle” was part of the Abraham Lincoln…

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    Life and Legacy of Mary Lincoln

    Stacey Pratt McDermott talked about her book, Mary Lincoln: Southern Girl, Northern Woman. “Mary Lincoln on Mary Lincoln: Hearing the Voice of Mary Lincoln and Contextualizing Her Life and Legacy” was part of the…

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    Abraham Lincoln's Ethics

    Professor Thomas Carson talked about his book, Lincoln’s Ethics. “Lincoln’s Ethics” was part of the Abraham Lincoln Institute’s 19th annual symposium on “The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship.”…

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    Abraham Lincoln Institute Book Award

    Michael Burlingame presented Abraham Lincoln Institute Book Award to Terry Alford, author of Fortune’s Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth. Following the presentation, Michelle Krowl…

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