Lincoln-Douglas Debates Preview

In a preview of the upcoming Galesburg Lincoln-Douglas Debate re-enactment, the home of poet Carl Sandburg in Galesburg was visited. Carl… read more

In a preview of the upcoming Galesburg Lincoln-Douglas Debate re-enactment, the home of poet Carl Sandburg in Galesburg was visited. Carl Sandburg authored a multi-volume biography of Abraham Lincoln. Galesburg was also an important stop on the underground railroad. Ralph Newman, of Newman Rare Books in Chicago, described his holdings of Lincoln books, one of the largest in the world. Professor Harry Jaffa, a Lincoln scholar from Claremont, California, lectured to a class on the legacy of the Lincoln-Douglas debates. close

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Program ID:
60439-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Video Magazine
Location:
Galesburg, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Oct 01, 1994 | 1:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Oct 02, 1994 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Oct 01, 1994 | 1:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 02, 1994 | 1:17am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 02, 1994 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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