1,325Feb 25, 2010
Lincoln's Right Makes Might Speech
A performance commemorated the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s “Right Makes Might” speech on the stage where it was originally delivered on February 27, 1860. In the speech, ...
766Jan 23, 2010
Lincoln's Evolution on Slavery
Harold Holzer moderated a panel discussion on how President Lincoln’s opposition to slavery while respecting its protection by the Constitution put him at odds with both Southern slaveholders ...
721Jan 23, 2010
Reaction to Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation
Panelists discussed the reaction to President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation such as New York’s response of ousting Republicans from statewide office, heightening the criticism of ...
52Aug 27, 2009
Lincoln and Obama Presidencies
Harold Holzer spoke about how President Barack Obama used President Abraham Lincoln as an inspiration and he talked about parallels between the histories of the two presidents. He talked about ...
340May 30, 2009
Lincoln Memorial Rededication
The Lincoln Memorial was rededicated to mark the 2009 bicentennial of President Abraham Lincoln’s birth. The memorial was originally dedicated on May 30, 1922. Among those in attendance ...
117May 30, 2009
Harold Holzer on Rededication of the Lincoln Memorial
Harold Holzer talked about the rededication of the Lincoln Memorial to commemorate the bicentennial of Lincoln’s birth on February 12th, 1809. Mr. Holzer also responded to telephone calls ...
365Feb 24, 2009
Book Discussion on The Lincoln Anthology
Harold Holzer, co-chairman of the U.S. Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, talked about the book he edited, The Lincoln Anthology: Great Writers on His Life and Legacy from 1860 to Now (Library ...
114Feb 12, 2009
Lincoln 200th Birthday Dinner
The Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia held their Bicentennial Birthday Celebration for President Abraham Lincoln at the Willard Hotel. The main speaker was Craig Symonds, the author of ...
19Feb 12, 2009
Abraham Lincoln 200th Birthday Toast by Harold Holzer
Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer held the Abraham Lincoln 200th birthday toast at the
Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C.
894Feb 12, 2009
Congressional Celebration of Lincoln's 200th Birthday
President Obama and congressional leaders gathered in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda for a ceremony marking the 200th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. in his remarks, ...
382Feb 12, 2009
Lincoln Memorial 200th Birthday Ceremony
A ceremony “Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of President Abraham Lincoln” was held by the National Park Service and the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission on the ...
280Dec 18, 2008
White House Historians
Telephone lines were open for comments and questions about President Lincoln’s White House. Harold Holzer responded to the comments and questions as part of C-SPAN’s White House ...
558Dec 1, 2008
The Lincoln White House
Harold Holzer spoke about the White House during the Lincoln administration. He spoke about Lincoln’s office, now known as the Lincoln bedroom, the use of the residence during the U.S. ...
351Nov 22, 2008
Lincoln in His Time and Ours
“Lincoln in His Time and Ours: A Public Symposium” was held by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the American Studies Program and History Department of Columbia ...
737Nov 19, 2008
145th Anniversary of Gettysburg Address
Ken Burns was the featured speaker at an annual observation at Soldiers' National Cemetery of President Abraham Lincoln’s “Gettysburg Address.” The ceremony marked the 145th ...
2,464Oct 17, 2008
Book Discussion on Lincoln President-Elect
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 ...
47Jun 5, 2008
Tricia Barba talked about Senator McCain’s proposal to Senator Obama for 10 town hall debates in the style of Lincoln-Douglas debates. Telephone lines were open for comments on this ...
83Feb 12, 2008
Participating by remote connection from the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site in Hodgenville, Kentucky, the guests discussed the special events marking the 200th anniversary of the ...
49Feb 9, 2007
President Lincoln and Iraq War
Harold Holzer talked about Presidents Lincoln and Bush and their policies during the U.S. Civil War and the war in Iraq. He recently wrote an opinion piece on how President Lincoln might have ...
182Feb 1, 2007
President Abraham Lincoln
Two authors talked about different views of President Abraham Lincoln and his use of new technology during the civil war from books they wrote. Harold Holzer talked about a speech Lincoln gave ...
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