2002 Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series
Lincoln and Race
November 19, 2002, 7 p.m.
University of Illinois Springfield
The inaugural Lincoln Legacy Lecture, “Lincoln and Race,” was held on campus November 19, 2002 in conjunction with the dedication of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield. Featured speakers were Mary Frances Berry, chairperson of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission, and Professor of American Social Thought, University of Pennsylvania; and Phillip Shaw Paludan, , Naomi B. Lynn Distinguished Chair of Lincoln Studies at the University of Illinois Springfield. More than 300 persons attended the event which was also webcast live and broadcast later on both the Illinois Channel and Springfield Access 4.
DVDs of the lecture series can be purchased from the UIS Office of Electronic Media by calling 217/206-6799.
For more information contact Barbara Ferrara,