Abraham Lincoln Institute

Nineteenth Annual Symposium - March 19, 2016

"The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship"

Sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Institute, Inc.
Ford's Theatre Society and Illinois State Society of Washington, D.C.

Symposium 2016

Ford's Theatre

511 Tenth St, NW
Washington, DC 20004

  

THE PRESENTATIONS

Welcome Remarks

Video

Sidney Blumenthal
Introduced by Terry Alford

Symposium Topic
"A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln 1809-1849"
Video

Edna Greene Medford
Introduced by Fred J. Martin, Jr.

Symposium Topic
"Undeclared Partners for Freedom: Lincoln, African Americans and the Emancipation Struggle"
Video

Louis P. Masur
Introduced by Ron Soodalter

Symposium Topic
"Lincoln and the Problem of Reconstruction"
Video

Stacy Pratt McDermott
Introduced by Bob Willard

Symposium Topic
"Mary Lincoln on Mary Lincoln: Hearing the Voice of Mary Lincoln and Contextualizing Her Life and Legacy"
Video

Thomas L. Carson
Introduced by Michael Burlingame

Symposium Topic
"Lincolnís Ethics"
Video

Panel Discussion

Video

Book Award presentation to Terry Alford

Video