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Lincoln Log

Lincoln Log

By Abraham Lincoln Association
Welcome to Lincoln Log, where we speak with leading historians and other officials about their stories, research, and wisdom. Expand your knowledge and indulge your curiosity here on Lincoln Log. This podcast is produced by the Abraham Lincoln Association, aiding and promoting Abraham Lincoln’s life and legacy. Founded in 1908, the ALA remains the nation's oldest and largest Lincoln organization. Learn more at AbrahamLincolnAssociation.org.
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Steven Smith on Lincoln's Political Philosophy
Steven Smith, Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at Yale, discusses Lincoln's political philosophy.
40:54
June 30, 2021
Allen Guelzo on Robert E. Lee
Allen Guelzo, Senior Research Scholar in the Council of the Humanities at Princeton University and Director of the James Madison Program’s Initiative in Politics and Statesmanship, discusses his forthcoming biography of Robert E. Lee.
57:15
May 20, 2021
Michael Gerhardt on Lincoln's Mentors
Law professor Michael Gerhardt discusses his new book titled Lincoln's Mentors: The Education of a Leader.
35:54
February 22, 2021
James Oakes on Abolitionism
Historian James Oakes discusses his latest book, The Crooked Path to Abolition: Abraham Lincoln and the Antislavery Constitution
34:53
February 17, 2021
Richard Hart on Lincoln's Springfield
Attorney and historian Richard Hart addresses Abraham Lincoln's Springfield, original research, and changing views of Lincoln's roots.
29:15
January 24, 2021
Joshua Claybourn on Lincoln's Birth and Nancy Lincoln's Ancestry
Lincoln historian Joshua Claybourn appears by himself to discuss Lincoln's birth and Nancy Lincoln's ancestry.
30:05
January 17, 2021
David S. Reynolds on Abraham Lincoln in His Times
Bancroft Prize-winning author David S. Reynolds discusses his popular new biography, Abe: Abraham Lincoln in His Times.
42:50
December 1, 2020
Elizabeth Mitchell on Lincoln and the Press
Elizabeth Mitchell, author of Lincoln’s Lie, discusses a 1864 newspaper article to reveal how Lincoln manipulated the media during the Civil War.
39:23
October 16, 2020
Liz Varon on Civil War Aims
Liz Varon, author of Armies of Deliverance: A New History of the Civil War, discusses her sweeping book about the Civil War and interpretation of Union and Confederate war aims.
40:41
September 11, 2020
Harold Holzer on Presidents and the Press
Harold Holzer, one of the country’s leading authorities on Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era, discusses his new book titled The Presidents vs. the Press: The Endless Battle between the White House and the Media—from the Founding Fathers to Fake News.
48:14
September 4, 2020
Dan McLaughlin on the Confederacy and Administrative State
Dan McLaughlin, pundit and attorney, discusses his views on the Confederacy's influence on the administrative state.
39:02
August 12, 2020
Jonathan White & Scott Sandage on the Emancipation Memorial
Jon White and Scott Sandage discuss their findings and views on the Emancipation Memorial in Washington, D.C.
01:04:28
July 4, 2020
Anne Moseley on the Sangamon Experience and Center for Lincoln Studies
Anne Moseley, Director of Engagement and Curator for the Sangamon Experience and Acting Director of the Center for Lincoln Studies at the University of Illinois Springfield, addresses her new role as well as studying and educating about Lincoln.
43:52
July 3, 2020
Lucas Morel on Racism and Current Controversies
Dr. Lucas Morel, Professor of Politics and Head of the Politics Department at Washington and Lee University, addresses racism and current controversies in the shadow of Lincoln.
01:07:15
June 22, 2020
Allen Guelzo on Modern Challenges and Lincoln's Greatness
Allen Guelzo, Senior Research Scholar in the Council of the Humanities at Princeton University and Director of the James Madison Program’s Initiative in Politics and Statesmanship, addresses modern challenges and Lincoln's greatness.
58:33
June 16, 2020
Michael Burlingame on Chronicling Lincoln
Michael Burlingame, famed Lincoln scholar at University of Illinois, Springfield and author of Abraham Lincoln: A Life, discusses his Lincoln research and hot topics within the Lincoln history community.
01:20:49
June 6, 2020
James Swanson on Lincoln's Assassination
James Swanson, historian and author of the New York Times best-seller Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer, delves into Abraham Lincoln's dramatic assassination and the greatest manhunt in American history.
01:01:47
June 5, 2020
David Blight on Frederick Douglass
David Blight, professor at Yale and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center, discusses his background, award-winning biography on Frederick Douglass, and what lessons Frederick Douglass can still teach us today.
01:08:14
June 5, 2020
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Welcome to Lincoln Log, where we speak with leading historians and other officials about their stories, research, and wisdom. Expand your knowledge and indulge your curiosity here on Lincoln Log.  This podcast is produced by the Abraham Lincoln Association, aiding and promoting Abraham Lincoln’s life and legacy. Founded in 1908, the ALA remains the nation's oldest and largest Lincoln organization. Learn more at AbrahamLincolnAssociation.org.
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May 21, 2020