Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposiums

“The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship”

Eighteenth 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.

Ford’s Theatre
Washington, D.C.

March 21, 2015

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

Terry Alford (Introduced by Ron Soodalter) › John Wilkes Booth: New Thoughts on the Assassin
Richard Wightman Fox (Introduced by Michael Burlingame) › What Lincoln Was Thinking on April 14, 1865
Stephen A. Goldman (Introduced by John Sellers) › Mr. Lincoln’s ‘Thinking Bayonets’: Assassination, Coming Home and the ‘Unfinished Work’
Martha Hodes (Introduced by Edna Greene Medford) › Mourning Lincoln: The Assassination and the Meaning of the Civil War
Jonathan White (Introduced by Douglas Wilson) › Lincoln’s Dreams of Death
Panel Discussion