Author Interview--Thomas C. Mackey (Opposing Lincoln) Part 2

Hello H-CivWar Readers:

Today we continue our interview with Thomas C. Mackey to talk about his new book Opposing Lincoln: Clement L. Vallandigham, Presidential Power, and the Legal Battle over Dissent in Wartime, which came out in September 2020 with the University Press of Kansas.

Prize Announcement: Hay-Nicolay Dissertation Prize

The Abraham Lincoln Institute (ALI) and the Abraham Lincoln Association (ALA) invite nominations, self-nominations, and submissions for the 2021 Hay-Nicolay Dissertation Prize, which includes a $1000 honorarium.  Eligible doctoral dissertations must have been completed in 2018-2020 and must focus primarily on Abraham Lincoln’s life, career and/or legacy, preferably offering new interpretations, new evidence or primary source materials, and/or reevaluating previously accepted conclusions.  Comparative studies (e.g., leadership studies, biographies) will be considered as long as Lincoln is th

TOC: The Civil War Monitor (Summer 2020)

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New Lincoln Log Podcast

The Abraham Lincoln Association launched its first original podcast, Lincoln Log, hosted by various ALA directors interviewing leading historians and other officials about their stories, research, and wisdom.

You can now access the first five episodes for free on the ALA's website, on YouTube, or through various podcast platforms (including iTunes and Spotify).

New Lincoln Log Podcast

The Abraham Lincoln Association launched its first original podcast, Lincoln Log, hosted by various ALA directors interviewing leading historians and other officials about their stories, research, and wisdom.

You can now access the first five episodes for free on the ALA's website, on YouTube, or through various podcast platforms (including iTunes and Spotify).

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