Lincoln's Illinois Scrapbook (DVD)

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Part Number:1006
WTVP contributes to the bicentennial celebration of President Abraham Lincoln in this special focusing on Lincoln’s influences on and from Illinois. LINCOLN’S ILLINOIS SCRAPBOOK combines on-location explorations of significant Lincoln sites in Illinois, led by ILLINOIS ADVENTURE’S Jim Wilhelm, with a look at important Lincoln-related items held by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, and new studio interviews with prominent Lincoln Scholars and historians. Host H Wayne Wilson discusses a variety of topics with his guests, ranging from Lincoln’s life from New Salem to Congress (1831-1846) to religious influences on his life to his views as an attorney riding the Eighth Judicial Circuit. Guests include Dr. James Cornelius, curator of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library; Dr. Douglas Wilson, co-director of the Lincoln Studies Center at Knox College; and Stacey McDermott, assistant editor, Papers of Abraham Lincoln.

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