They Knew Lincoln

They Knew Lincoln

A conversation at Ford's Theatre on April 16--D.C. Emancipation Day--between historian Kate Masur and journalist Michele Norris about this fascinating book and its original author, John E. Washington

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Upon Hearing about the Death of Abraham Lincoln

Upon Hearing about the Death of Abraham Lincoln

Julia Wilbur records what she felt and saw the day after Lincoln's assassination.

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The Morning After

The Morning After

Julia Wilbur records what she felt and saw the day after Lincoln's assassination.

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How a Paragraph Helped Win the War

How a Paragraph Helped Win the War

Paragraph 6 of the Emancipation Proclamation ushered in a new era. Here's how.

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