Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposiums
“The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship”
Fifth Annual Symposium
Abraham Lincoln Institute, Inc. (ALI), provides free, ongoing education on the life, career, and legacy of President Abraham Lincoln. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., ALI offers resources for educators, governmental and community leaders, and the general public through symposia, seminars, lectures, and special events.
Library of Congress
March 16, 2002
Co-sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Institute of the Mid-Atlantic, Inc. and the
Manuscript Division and the Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress
William Lee Miller (Introduced by Steven L. Carson) › I Felt It My Duty to Refuse: the Case of a Slave Trader.
Scholar in Ethics and Institutions at the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia
Doris Kearns Goodwin (Introduced by Douglas Wilson) › Political and Personal Dealings Within Lincoln’s White House.
Pulitzer Prize for History, 1995
Ronald C. White (Introduced by Donald R. Kennon) › Lincoln’s Sermon on the Mount: the Second Inaugural
San Francisco Theological Seminary
Edward Steers, Jr. (Introduced by Michael P. Musick) › The Lincoln Assassination–A Case of Historical Malpractice
Author and Historian
John R. Sellers (Introduced by Charles Hubbard) › Lincoln’s Washington: A Divided City” from the Diary of Horatio Nelson Taft
Historical Specialist on the American Civil War and the Lincoln Curator at the Library of Congress
Speakers’ Panel › Responding to Informal Comments From Each Other, and Questions From the Audience
Moderator: Paul H. Verduin