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The President James Buchanan National Symposium

I would like to inform the network about a great Symposium opportunity coming up in September. LancasterHistory.org, Lancaster County's Historical Society & President James Buchanan's Wheatland in Lancaster, PA, will be offering The President James Buchanan National Symposium from September 18-19, 2015. Registration is open to everyone. Adults are $50 and students are $10. The Saturday boxed lunch is optional and costs $12. 

Jeremy J. Tewell
Glenn David Brasher

Brasher on Tewell, 'A Self-Evident Lie: Southern Slavery and the Threat to American Freedom'

Jeremy J. Tewell. A Self-Evident Lie: Southern Slavery and the Threat to American Freedom. American Abolitionism and Antislavery Series. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2013. vii + 168 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60635-145-1; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60635-225-0.

Reviewed by Glenn David Brasher (University of Alabama)
Published on H-CivWar (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz

Kentucky Historical Society Short-Term Fellowships, Fall 2015

The KHS scholarly research fellowship program encourages and promotes advanced study and research in KHS collections on all aspects of Kentucky-related local, regional, national and transnational history. Fellowships support visits to KHS within one year of the award and are designed to assist researchers with travel and living expenses while using the KHS research collections.