Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861–1865

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National Archives McGowan Theater
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC
(202) 357-5000
Pulitzer prize–winning author Annette Gordon Reed leads a panel discussion about emancipation and the Civil War. Panelists include James McPherson, professor emeritus at Princeton University, Edward Ayers, president of the University of Richmond, and James Oakes, author of Freedom National.

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Thursday, February 18 at 7 p.m.
On the 207th anniversary of his birth, a group of Lincoln scholars make the case for why the 16th president remains relevant and explain what we can continue to learn from his legacy.
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