Mon, September 12, 2022
12:00 p.m. EDT
Abraham Lincoln regarded the survival of representative self-government in the United States and true emancipation of the formerly enslaved as inseparably linked. In this talk, Georgetown University professor Chandra Manning examines how Americans have used the Lincoln Memorial to further the ongoing work of realizing the nation’s ideals.
Chandra Manning is a professor of history at Georgetown University where she teaches U.S. history, chiefly of the 19th century, including classes on slavery and emancipation, Lincoln, citizenship, the Civil War, the American Revolution and the history of baseball. Dr. Manning completed a Ph.D. in history at Harvard University in 2002.
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