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    Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Symposium (Part 1) The Library sponsored an all-day symposium commemorating the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln. Commemorating the 148th anniversary of Lincoln's first inaugural address, Harold Holzer presented a talk titled "Lincoln Comes to Washington: The Journey of a President-Elect." Holzer, co-chairman of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and senior vice president for external affairs at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, is author, co-author, or editor of 33...
    • Date: 2009-03-04
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    Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Symposium (Part 2) The Library sponsored an all-day symposium celebrating the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln. Lucas E. Morel presented "Lincoln on Race, Equality and the Spirit of '76." Morel is the Garwood Visiting Research Fellow at the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University and the author of "Lincoln's Sacred Effort: Defining Religion's Role in American Self-Government." Lincoln's lifelong interest in language will...
    • Date: 2009-03-04
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    Abraham Lincoln, the U.S. Supreme Court & the Politics of Slavery In his "House Divided" speech, Abraham Lincoln accused Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Taney, Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan and Senator Stephen Douglas of a conspiracy to perpetuate slavery in the United States. According to Lincoln, this conspiracy took form in the 1857 Supreme Court case of Dred Scott v. Sandford, which excluded African Americans from U.S. citizenship. Kluge Fellow Rachel Shelden re-examines Lincoln's conspiracy...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - John W. Kluge Center (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2016
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    What was in Lincoln's pockets?
    • Contributor: Evans, Clark
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    Opening Reception of "With Malice Toward None: The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition" 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.
    • Date: 2009-02-10
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    Lincoln Symposium: Doris Kearns Goodwin Doris Kearns Goodwin speaks on "Lincoln's White House" at the Abraham Lincoln Institute Fifth Annual Symposium (2002). She is introduced by Steven Lee Carson.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
    • Date: 2002
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    Lincoln Symposium: John R. Sellers John R. Sellers speaks on "Lincoln's Washington: A Divided City" at the Abraham Lincoln Institute Fifth Annual Symposium (2002). He is introduced by Charles Hubbard.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
    • Date: 2002
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    Lincoln Symposium: Edward Steers Jr Edward Steers Jr. speaks on "The Lincoln Assassination: A Case of Historical Malpractice" at the Abraham Lincoln Institute Fifth Annual Symposium (2002). He is introduced by Michael P. Musick.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
    • Date: 2002
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    Lincoln Symposium: William Lee Miller William Lee Miller speaks at the Abraham Lincoln Institute Fifth Annual Symposium (2002) on "'I Felt It My Duty to Refuse': A Presidential Pardon Case." He is introduced by Douglas Wilson.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
    • Date: 2002
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    Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination Author Thomas A. Bogar discusses the results of his research that led to his latest book, "Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination."
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Serial & Government Publications Division
    • Date: 2015
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    Lincoln Symposium: Ronald C. White Jr Ronald C. White Jr. speaks on "Lincoln's Sermon on the Mount: The Second Inaugural" at the Abraham Lincoln Institute Fifth Annual Symposium (2002). He is introduced by Donald R. Kennon.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
    • Date: 2002
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    Abraham S. Homar Collection Staff Sergeant, Army Air Forces/Corps, World War, 1939-1945 - Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Lincoln, Nebraska; Paterson, New Jersey; Kingman, Arizona; Salt Lake City, Utah; Spokane, Washington; England; Stalag Luft IV, Germany; Stalag Luft VI, Lithuania; European Theater.
    • Contributor: Drake, Sean - Homar, Abraham S. - Central Connecticut State University - McGuckin, Briana
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    Letters to Lincoln Challenge The Library of Congress marked the 155th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's delivery of the Gettysburg Address with a discussion of the speech and a #LettersToLincoln transcribe-a-thon for volunteers on- and offsite.
    • Contributor: Melgar, Christian - Hayden, Carla D. - Krowl, Michelle - Ferriter, Meghan
    • Date: 2018-11-19
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    Letters to Lincoln Challenge The Library of Congress marked the 155th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's delivery of the Gettysburg Address with a discussion of the speech and a #LettersToLincoln transcribe-a-thon for volunteers on- and offsite.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
    • Date: 2018
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    Leadership Lessons from Lincoln & Grant Ronald C. White discussed what the lives and presidencies of Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant can teach us about leadership with the Library's Colleen Shogan. The Library of Congress holds Lincoln and Grant's papers, which are available online.
    • Contributor: Shogan, Colleen J. - White, Ronald C.
    • Date: 2019-10-30
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    Leadership Lessons from Lincoln & Grant Ronald C. White discussed what the lives and presidencies of Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant can teach us about leadership with the Library's Colleen Shogan. The Library of Congress holds Lincoln and Grant's papers, which are available online.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - John W. Kluge Center (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2019
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    Music in the Lincoln White House: US Marine Band "The President's Own" United States Marine Band performs a special program in commemoration of the Civil War Sesquicentennial. "Music in the Lincoln White House" traces the influence of composer/conductor Francis Maria Scala, who was leader of "The President's Own" during Abraham Lincoln's administration. On the program are works by Scala and contemporary composers, reflecting Lincoln's musical tastes.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Music Division
    • Date: 2013
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    Lincoln's First Inaugural Address, 1861 Library of Congress historians Michelle Krowl and Chris Warren give a short guided tour of the documents and objects in our collections from Abraham Lincoln's first inaugural address. Highlights include his handwritten notes on his speech and Mary Todd Lincoln's pearls -- purchased on an installment plan at Tiffany's in New York by the president himself.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
    • Date: 2021
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    Lincoln's First Inaugural Address, 1861 Library of Congress historians Michelle Krowl and Chris Warren give a short guided tour of the documents and objects in our collections from Abraham Lincoln's first inaugural address. Highlights include his handwritten notes on his speech and Mary Todd Lincoln's pearls -- purchased on an installment plan at Tiffany's in New York by the president himself.
    • Contributor: Krowl, Michelle - Warren, Chris
    • Date: 2021-01-20
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    Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address, 1865 Abraham Lincoln's second inaugural address in 1865 captured the nation's trauma over the Civil War and its hopes for the future. It is remembered by his immortal phrase, "with malice toward none, with charity for all." The Library's Civil War and Reconstruction historian Michelle Krowl explains how this speech came to be.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
    • Date: 2021
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    Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address, 1865 Abraham Lincoln's second inaugural address in 1865 captured the nation's trauma over the Civil War and its hopes for the future. It is remembered by his immortal phrase, "with malice toward none, with charity for all." The Library's Civil War and Reconstruction historian Michelle Krowl explains how this speech came to be.
    • Contributor: Krowl, Michelle
    • Date: 2021-01-20
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    They Have Killed Papa Dead!": The Road to Ford's Theatre, Abraham Lincoln's Murder and the Rage for Vengeance The assassination of the 16th president is one of the singular events in American history, and historian Anthony Pitch uses primary source material to document and reveal previously unknown facts about Lincoln's death; the murder of his secretary of state, William Seward; and the events that led to the torturous incarceration of John Wilkes Booth's co-conspirators. According to Pitch, Lincoln was under threat of...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Center for the Book
    • Date: 2009
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    Lincoln Writ Housed in the Law Library of Congress Rare Book Vault Robert Brammer discusses a legal writ handwritten by Abraham Lincoln that is housed in the Law Library of Congress Rare Book Vault.
    • Contributor: Brammer, Robert
    • Date: 2018-09-25
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    Lincoln Writ Housed in the Law Library of Congress Rare Book Vault Robert Brammer discusses a legal writ handwritten by Abraham Lincoln that is housed in the Law Library of Congress Rare Book Vault.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Law Library of Congress (U.S.)
    • Date: 2018