Abraham Lincoln Institute, Inc.

Fifth Annual Symposium - March 16, 2002

"The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship" in Honor of Smithsonian’s "The American Presidency"

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.
The 2002 Symposium was held at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

President Lincoln seated


To view each seminar in cybercast, you will need to have RealPlayer, available for free, installed on your computer.

William Lee Miller – Scholar in Ethics and Institutions at the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia

"I Felt It My Duty to Refuse: the Case of a Slave Trader."
Introduced by Steven L. Carson
Seminar Cybercast

Doris Kearns Goodwin –  Pulitzer Prize for History, 1995

"Political and Personal Dealings Within Lincoln’s White House."
Introduced by Douglas Wilson
Seminar Cybercast

Ronald C. White
San Francisco Theological Seminary

"Lincoln's Sermon on the Mount: the Second Inaugural"
Introduced by Donald R. Kennon
Seminar Cybercast

Edward Steers, Jr. – Author and Historian

"The Lincoln Assassination--A Case of Historical Malpractice"
Introduced by Michael P. Musick 
Seminar Cybercast

John R. Sellers – Historical Specialist on the American Civil War and the Lincoln Curator at the Library of Congress

"Lincoln's Washington: A Divided City" from the Diary of Horatio Nelson Taft"
Introduced by Charles Hubbard
Seminar Cybercast

Speakers’ Panel – Featuring’s the Symposium’s Six Presenters

Responding to Informal Comments From Each Other, and Questions From the Audience  
Moderator: Paul H. Verduin

Second Annual Hay-Nicolay Dissertation Prize Presentation

Fifth Annual Abraham Lincoln Institute Book Award Prize Presentation