Abraham Lincoln Institute

Tenth Annual Symposium - March 24, 2007

"The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship"

Sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Institute of the Mid-Atlantic, Inc.
The 2007 Symposium was held at the National Archives II, College Park, Maryland, outside Washington, D.C.

Symposium speakers
National Archives II auditorium.
Symposium 2007 photo gallery.
Photos © Bruce Guthrie. Symposium 2007 Photo Collection


Videos courtesy of Lincoln Archives Project.

Author Ron Soodalter

Author Ron Soodalter

Publications:  Hanging Captain Gordon

Symposium Topic:  "Hanging Captain Gordon"


Law Professor Dr. Mark Steiner

Law Professor Dr. Mark Steiner, J.D. – South Texas College of Law

Publications:  An Honest Calling: The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln Legal Papers, editor

Symposium Topic:  "An Honest Calling: Lincoln’s Law Practice"


Attorney James L. Swanson

Attorney James L. Swanson, J.D. – Senior Legal Scholar, Heritage Foundation

Key Publications:  Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer (2007)
Lincoln's Assassins (2006)

Symposium Topic:  "Manhunt"


Professor Jennifer L. Weber

Professor Jennifer L. Weber

Publications:   Copperheads: The Rise and Fall of Lincoln’s Opponents in the North (2005)

Symposium Topic:  "‘The Fire in the Rear’: Dissent in the North"


Professor Douglas Wilson

Professor Douglas Wilson  – Co-Director, Lincoln Studies Center, Knox College

Key Publications:   Lincoln's Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words,  Winner, Lincoln Prize, 2007
Honor’s Voice: The Transformation of Abraham Lincoln (2006),  Winner, Lincoln Prize, 1999

Symposium Topic:  "Lincoln and the Art of Presidential Writing"