Category Lincoln

Jon Meacham on And There Was Light

Jon Meacham was just named a co-winner of the prestigious Lincoln Prize for his book, And There Was Light. Here he speaks with Daniel Weinberg of the Abraham Lincoln Book Store in Chicago about his book. The video’s description reads, “Jon Meacham joined Daniel Weinberg on October 24, 2022 to discuss Jon’s new work on […]

2022 Lincoln Forum – Lincoln’s Notebook

This panel discussion from the 2022 Lincoln Forum is about Lincoln’s Scrapbook he kept. The video’s description reads, “Historians discussed previously unpublished writings from a notebook President Lincoln kept in 1858 as a campaign aid to long-time friend and legislative candidate Capt. James Brown. The Lincoln Forum in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, hosted this event.”

2022 Lincoln Forum – Lincoln and the Democrats

Here’s a nice panel discussion at the 2022 Lincoln Forum on Lincoln and Democrats. The panelists are journalist Reg Ankrom, Professor Matt Gallman, Professor Elizabeth Leonard, and Harold Holzer. The video’s description reads, “Historians explored President Lincoln’s relationship with Democrats during the Civil War. The Lincoln Forum in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, hosted this event.”

2022 Lincoln Forum – Photo of Lincoln at Gettysburg

In this presentation from the 2022 Lincoln Forum, Christopher Oakley discusses the results of his analysis of where Lincoln stood when he delivered the Gettysburg Address. The video’s description reads, “Historian Christopher Oakley talked about how he used 3D technology with period photographs to reveal where Lincoln stood when he delivered the Gettysburg Address in 1863. […]

2022 Annual Lincoln Forum – Lincoln, Race, and Citizenship

This is a really good panel at the 2022 Lincoln Forum. The panelists are Brian Mitchell, Director of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Research and Lincoln Collection, Professor Michael Green of UNLV, and Professor James Oakes of the City University of New York, with Professor Edna Greene Medford of Howard University moderating. The […]

2022 Lincoln Forum – White Supremacy & Lincoln Assassination

John Rhodehamel gives this presentation on white supremacy and Lincoln’s assassins at the 2022 Lincoln Forum. The video’s description reads, “Author John Rhodehamel argued that John Wilkes Booth’s primary motivation for assassinating Lincoln was white supremacy, acting in response to the President’s commitment to emancipation and racial equality. The Lincoln Forum in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, hosted this event.” […]

Lincoln – The Fire of Genius

This is David Kent, president of the Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia, talking about Lincoln and his interest in science. The video’s description reads, “Scientist and Abraham Lincoln historian David Kent talked about the 16th president’s interests in science and technology from farm science to patent cases to advances in warfare. Mr. Kent is president of the […]

CWTR Episode 1913: Mary Lincoln Demystified

This is a pretty good discussion between host Professor Gerald Prokopowicz and his guest, author and Mary Lincoln portrayer Donna McCreary.

Jon Meacham, “And There Was Light”

Here’s historian Jon Meacham discussing his new book, And There Was Light, about Abraham Lincoln. He discusses this with Daniel Weinberg of the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop. The video’s description reads, “Presidential historian Jon Meacham reconsidered Abraham Lincoln’s life and the influences that shaped how he governed a divided country. The Abraham Lincoln Book Shop […]

A. Lincoln

This book by Dr. Ronald C. White is a full biography of our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln. It begins with a “Cast of Characters” providing us thumbnail bios of the people we’ll meet in Lincoln’s life. The institution of slavery is a constant presence in the book, from the earliest times of Lincoln’s life when […]