The keynote lecture on “Lincoln, the Press and New Americans” will be presented by Harold Holzer, the Jonathan F. Fanton Director for the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College and award winning author of Lincoln and the Power of the Press.
Following the reception, a panel discussion and audience conversation on Lincoln, immigration, and the meaning of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution will be had with moderator Frank J. Williams, retired Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Rhode Island; Dr. Edna Greene Medford, Professor of History at Howard University and author of Lincoln and Emancipation; and Dr. Michael Bernath, Charlton W. Tebeau Associate Professor at the University of Miami.
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