I am writing to let you all know about the upcoming Abraham Lincoln Institute symposium at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, March 21. Tickets are free and can be obtained here:
The speakers/topics are:
Carl J. Guarneri, "Dana’s Lincoln: A War Department Insider’s View of the President and Commander-in-Chief"
Joseph A. Fry, "An Unlikely Partnership: Lincoln, Seward, and Civil War Foreign Relations"
James M. Lundberg, "Horace Greeley’s Newsprint Nation"
William E. Bartelt, "Lincoln’s Youth and the 1920s Indiana Lincoln Inquiry"
Jason Emerson, "Mary Lincoln For the Ages: Why Lincoln’s wife is not the Woman we Think we Know”
Edna Greene Medford will then moderate the speaker's panel.
I hope you can attend.
Jonathan W. White, PhD
Associate Professor of American Studies
Senior Fellow, Center for American Studies
Christopher Newport University