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TITLE: Opening Reception of "With Malice Toward None: The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition"
EVENT DATE: 2009/02/10
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 41 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Librarian of Congress James Billington and Union Pacific Corporation, the exclusive sponsor of "With Malice Toward None: The Abraham Bicentennial Exhibition," hosted a reception celebrating the opening of the exhibit. Speakers included Billington, Union Pacific CEO Jim Young, Sen. Dick Durbin and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, with performances by renowned baritone Thomas Hampson and pianist Craig Rutenberg and poetry readings by James Earl Jones.