Why is Lincoln Still Relevant?

A Conversation with Historians

As the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln’s assassination approaches, Lincoln remains vital to today’s leading historians and scholars. Lucas E. Morel, Professor of Ethics and Politics, Washington and Lee University (editor, Lincoln and Liberty: Wisdom for the Ages), moderates a discussion with Richard Brookhiser (Founders’ Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln) and David Reynolds (editor, Lincoln’s Selected Writings) about Lincoln’s life and legacy. Cosponsored by The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

The exhibition Lincoln Speaks: Words That Transformed a Nation will be open at 5:30 p.m. for program attendees.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 6:30 p.m.
Tickets: 
$15; $10 for Morgan and Gilder Lehrman Institute Members; Free for students with valid ID

Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail [email protected] for information.