Lecture: Abraham Lincoln in Words and Music

Claire Jerry, lead curator of political history, Division of Political and Military History, Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

Claire Jerry, lead curator of political history at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, reveals the nuances of Lincoln’s speeches and his use of language. She also explores how this relates to words and music of the 1864 campaign and Lincoln's death.   

This program is part of the D.C. Mondays at the Museum series inspired by the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection. Free; no reservations required. Bring your lunch and enjoy a cup of coffee on us.