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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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    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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    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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    Panel Discussion on Abraham Lincoln

    Speakers at the 19th annual Abraham Lincoln Symposium participated in a panel discussion about the life and legacy of the 16th president. They also responded to questions and comments from the audience.…

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    Abraham Lincoln's Political Life

    Sidney Blumenthal talked about his book, A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1849, Volume 1. “A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln 1809-1849” was part of the Abraham Lincoln…

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    Ford's Theatre Lincoln Symposium, Welcome Remarks

    Michelle Krowl and Paul Tetreault provided welcome remarks at a symposium on the life, career, and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. The 19th annual symposium on “The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship”…

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    Mourning Abraham Lincoln

    Martha Hodes talked about the impact of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln and the legacy of the Civil War. “Mourning Lincoln: The Assassination and the Meaning of the Civil War” was part of a…

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