462Feb 12, 2013
Abraham Lincoln's War Policies
Brooks Simpson talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s views on suppressing dissent during wartime and the reasons for the president’s support of the Emancipation ...
597May 6, 2011
President Lincoln and Emancipation
Michael Burlingame talked about Abraham Lincoln’s pre-presidential dealings with slavery and his abolitionist tendencies.
“Abraham Lincoln: Reluctant Emancipator?” was part of ...
668Mar 4, 2011
The Evolution of Lincoln's Secession Strategy
Historian Michael Burlingame talked about how President Lincoln dealt with threats of secession and why he rejected one compromise that may have prevented Civil War. On the sesquicentennial of ...
1,004Dec 14, 2008
Book Discussion on Abraham Lincoln: A Life
Michael Burlingame talked about his forthcoming two-volume biography, Abraham Lincoln: A Life (The Johns Hopkins University Press; December 19, 2008). Mr. Burlingame has written twelve ...
280May 29, 1999
Abraham Lincoln Reconsidered
Lincoln scholars examined the continuing public interest in the 16th president. They also took questions and discussed the state of scholarship on Lincoln.
70Mar 28, 1998
Lincoln Scholarship Part 1
Several historians shared their recent discoveries about Abraham Lincoln’s life using original source materials. Wilson talked about resources for information on Abraham Lincoln’s ...