70Nov 17, 2004
A Personal Look at Lincoln
Mr. Smith talked about the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois, describing in detail the planning and the fund-raising. The buildings will be finished ...
230Nov 17, 2004
Lincoln and the Soldiers' Vote in 1864
Judge Williams, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Rhode Island, talked about the reasons that 70 percent of the soldiers of the Union Army voted for Lincoln in the 1864 ...
68Dec 25, 2003
Book Discussion on Lincoln at Cooper Union
Mr. Holzer talked about his book, Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech That Made Abraham Lincoln President, published by Simon and Schuster. He also discussed the New York ...
272Nov 13, 2003
Ulysses S. Grant
Actor Richard Dreyfuss appeared on stage with historian Harold Holzer. They described the life of Ulysses S. Grant, former president and Civil War Union Army general, using his own writings, ...
380Nov 17, 2002
Mr. Steers talked about the assassination of President Lincoln, and attempted to dispel some of the popular myths surrounding the assassination. Following prepared remarks, he responded to ...
1,021Jun 18, 2001
Writings of Abraham Lincoln
Scholars and guests examined the final stages of the Civil War and beginning of the Reconstruction era through the writings of President Abraham Lincoln. They paid particular attention to the ...
351Jan 31, 2001
Book Discussion on Abraham Lincoln, The Writer
Mr. Holzer discussed with 5th graders the book he compiled and edited for young people Abraham Lincoln, The Writer: A Treasury of His Greatest Speeches and Letters, published by Boyd ...
148Nov 18, 2000
Book Discussion on The Civil War and the Two-Party System
Professor Neely discussed some of the themes of his forthcoming book The Civil War and the Two-Party System. In his talk Professor Neely examined how ideas about religion and patriotism ...
98Nov 18, 2000
Book Discussion on Lincoln at Home
Panelists discussed Lincoln at Home: Two Glimpses of Abraham Lincoln’s Family Life by David Herbert Donald, published by Simon & Schuster. Holzer is the author of Lincoln Seen ...
86Nov 18, 2000
Book Discussion on Lincoln's Deathbed in Art and Memory
Mr. Holzer and Mr. Williams gave a slide presentation as they talked about their book, Lincoln’s Deathbed in Art and Memory: The “Rubber Room” Phenomenon, ...
228Nov 18, 2000
The Legacy of The Killer Angels: The Civil War Trilogy
Mr. Shaara talked about the legacy of his father’s historical novel The Killer Angels. Michael Shaara wrote The Killer Angels in 1974 and it was awarded the 1975 Pulitzer ...
79Nov 18, 2000
Richard Current Awards Dinner
Professor Donald, whose many books include a Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Abraham Lincoln, was the recipient of the Lincoln Forum’s annual “Richard Nelson Current Award", which ...
1,295Sep 24, 2000
Book Discussion on Forced Into Glory
Mr. Bennett spoke about his book Forced Into Glory: Abraham Lincoln’s White Dream, published by Johnson Publishing. The book depicts President Lincoln as a racist who ...
58Oct 9, 1999
Legacy of Abraham Lincoln
Mr. Holzer and Mr. Harris talked about the legacy of Abraham Lincoln. They focused on how Lincoln was remembered by his contemporaries. They also focused on some of the ...
60Aug 2, 1999
Mr. Lincoln's Family
Participants talked about the relationship Lincoln had with his immediate family, his cabinet and other political figures. They focused on his early childhood and the characteristics that he ...
182Jun 25, 1999
Abraham Lincoln Portrait Exhibit
Mr. Holzer talked about the paintings and sculptures of Abraham Lincoln at an exhibit in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
24Dec 15, 1998
Book Discussion on The Lincoln Mailbag
Mr. Holzer talked about his book, The Lincoln Mailbag: America Writes to the President, 1861-1865, published by Southern Illinois University Press. This book is a sequel to ...
27Nov 18, 1998
Favorite Civil War Books
Mr. Holzer talked about his favorite Civil War book and about why he thinks people are so interested in the Civil War.
210Aug 3, 1998
Popular History and the Lincoln Assassination
In this first panel historians and authors discussed President Lincoln’s assassination which occurred on April 14, 1865. They highlighted the events which led to the assassination and the ...
400Apr 2, 1998
Bella Abzug Funeral
Friends and colleagues gathered to pay their respects to Bella Abzug at Riverside Memorial Chapel. They paid tribute to her support for women’s rights and equality and her commitment to ...
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