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Emancipating Lincoln: The Proclamation in Text, Context, and Memory

03/21/2013, LIU Post Campus EventHillwood Commons Lecture Hall, 12:30 PM

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Mar.21, 2013
12:30 PM
Hillwood Commons Lecture Hall

The Emancipation Proclamation is responsible both for Lincoln’s being hailed as the Great Emancipator and for his being pilloried by those who consider his once-radical effort at emancipation insufficient. Harold Holzer examines the impact of Lincoln’s announcement at the moment of its creation, and then as its meaning has changed over time.

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