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Abraham Lincoln Institute

Ninth Annual Symposium - March 25, 2006

"The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship"

Sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Institute of the Mid-Atlantic, Inc.
The 2006 Symposium was held at the National Archives II, College Park, Maryland, outside Washington, D.C.


Author Elizabeth Smith Brownstein

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Publications:  If This House Could Talk. Historic Homes, Extraordinary Americans;  Lincoln's Other White House: The Untold Story of the Man and His Presidency (2003)

Topic:  "Lincoln’s Other White House"


Law Professor Daniel Farber, J.D. – Sho Sato Professor, School of Law, University of California, Berkeley

Video

Publications:  Lincoln’s Constitution

Topic:  "Lincoln’s Constitution"


Professor Barry Schwartz – Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of Georgia

Video

Key Publications:  Abraham Lincoln and the Forge of National Memory – Winner, Lincoln Prize, 1998
Lincoln's Last Months (2003)

Topic:  "Transfiguration: Abraham Lincoln and the Civil Rights Movement"


Author Joshua Wolf Shenk

Video

Key Publications:  Father Abraham: Lincoln’s Relentless Struggle to End Slavery (2006)

Topic:  "Lincoln's Melancholy"


 

Professor Richard Striner – Department of History, Washington College

Video

Key Publications:  Father Abraham: Lincoln’s Relentless Struggle to End Slavery (2006)

Topic:  "Lincoln, Race, and Moral Strategy"