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Video Title:
Lecture on Lincoln by Author Harold Holzer - National Portrait Gallery
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As the nation celebrates the bicentennial of Abraham Lincolns birth, leading Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer delves into one of the most unusual and deeply revealing portraits of the sixteenth president. Holzer spoke at the museum on Saturday, April 18, 2009, as part of the American Pictures Distinguished Lecture Series, made possible though a pioneering partnership among Washington College, the National Portrait Gallery, and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Holzers talk will explored this 1860 portrait of Abraham Lincoln by John Henry Brown. Holzer is author or editor of thirty-one books on Lincoln and the Civil War era. He has received numerous awards, including the 2005 Lincoln Prize, the most prestigious award in the field, for his book Lincoln at Cooper Union (2004), and he was a 2008 recipient of the National Humanities Medal.
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1 hr 30 sec
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Education  Search this
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