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
Washington, D.C.

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