De(a)dication: Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg

February 9, 2009

 

Michael Zuckert, professor and chair of political science at the University of Notre Dame, gave a talk at the Hauenstein Center’s Lincoln Bicentennial Lecture Series. The Center’s series was part of the annual conference of the Michigan Council for the Social Studies.

“De(a)dication: Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg”
Long before a speechwriting staff was established in the White House, President Abraham Lincoln penned some of the most memorable and consequential words in our nation’s history. Zuckert will unpack the meaning of the Gettysburg Address, providing insight into Lincoln as a political thinker and actor.