Abraham Lincoln and Life in the White House
The United States Capitol Historical Society’s 2009 Annual Symposium, “Lincoln’s Washington: Abraham Lincoln in Congress and the Presidency,” was held in the Russell Senate Office Building.
Jean Baker talked about life in the Lincoln White House. Topics included the Lincoln family, the importance of presidential festivities, and the Washington social scene. After her prepared remarks, she answered questions from the audience.
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