756Jun 22, 2012
Images of Generals McClellan and Lee
Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation Chair Harold Holzer talks about the photographs, prints, and political cartoons featuring two of the war’s leading generals, George B. McClellan and Robert E. ...
772Sep 24, 2010
The Tough Stuff of American History and Memory
Historians discussed the experiences of both enslaved and free blacks during the Civil War. Several showed pictures during their presentations. After the presentations were given, ...
424Sep 24, 2010
Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Final Session
Historians who had been on the afternoon panel discussion of the experiences of both enslaved and free blacks during the Civil War responded to questions submitted by members of the ...
896Mar 18, 2009
Harold Holzer on Abraham Lincoln and William Shakespeare
Lincoln historian Harold Holzer discussed the 16th president’s interest in the writings of William Shakespeare and his penchant for quoting the playwright and attending his ...
992Nov 7, 2008
Q&A with Harold Holzer
Harold Holzer talked about his book Lincoln President-Elect: Abraham Lincoln and the Great Secession Winter 1860-1861 (Simon and Schuster; October 21, 2008). In his book about the ...
3,812Mar 24, 2008
BookTV In Depth Vignettes
In Depth focused on the lives and writings of numerous authors. Authors included Shelby Foote, Ray Kurzweil, Taylor Branch, John Hope Franklin, David Lewis, Shelby Steele, Harold Holzer, Nell ...
185Feb 28, 2007
2008 Presidential Campaign Politics
Newt Gingrich and Mario Cuomo talked about issues facing presidential candidates in the 2008 election, moderated by Tim Russert. In the belief that national and international issues facing ...
1,478Feb 13, 2006
Book Discussion on The Lincoln Family Album
Actors Liam Neeson and Holly Hunter portrayed Abraham and Mary Lincoln. The performance included the intimate letters and public speeches of the Lincolns together with photographs of the famous ...
1,023Nov 18, 2005
Why Was Lincoln Murdered?
The Lincoln Forum symposium meets annually near the November 19th anniversary of the Gettysburg address to hear from authors and scholars on the 16th president. The most recent meeting was ...