Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposiums

“The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship”

Sixth 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 22, 2003

Thomas P. Lowry › Lincoln vs. Davis: Who Was More Compassionate?
Jennifer Fleischner › Mary Todd Lincoln and Her Black Confidante Elizabeth Beckley
Allen C. Guelzo › Understanding Emancipation: Lincoln’s Proclamation and the End of Slavery
Lucas Morel › Frederick Douglass’s Emancipation of Abraham Lincoln
Geoffrey Perret › Lincoln as Commander-in-Chief