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Abraham Lincoln Institute
Twelfth Annual Symposium
March 21, 2009

"The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship"

Co-sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Institute, Inc., the National Archives, the Foundation for the National Archives, the Illinois State Society of Washington, D.C., and the generosity of individual donors; and, endorsed by the U.S. Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission. The 2009 Symposium was held at the National Archives II, College Park, Maryland, outside Washington, D.C.

Dr. Michael Burlingame Author: Michael Burlingame  -  PhD, Professor Emeritus of History, Connecticut College

Topic:  "The Life of Abraham Lincoln: New Findings, Fresh Perspectives"


Lewis LehrmanAuthor: Lewis Lehrman  -  Chairman, The Lincoln Institute

Topic:  "Chairman, The Lincoln Institute"


Russell McClintockAuthor: Russell McClintock  -  PhD, History Teacher, St. John's High School, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

Topic:  "Lincoln, the North, and Secession"


James OakesAuthor: James Oakes  -  PhD, Professor of U.S. History, Graduate Center, City University of New York

Topic:  "Becoming Lincoln: Making of an Emancipationist"