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Roger Norton
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« on: December 16, 2011, 12:42:13 PM »

Each broadcast is Saturday at 6 PM and repeats the next morning (Sunday) at 11 AM on American History TV, C-SPAN 3.

December 17 - William Seale, "Life in the Lincoln White House"
December 24 - Stephen Berry, "The Todd Family at War With Themselves"
December 31 - Jason Emerson, "Robert Lincoln: First Son, Presidential Confidant, and Civil War Soldier"
January 7 - Victoria Ott, "Southern Women View the North and Lincoln"
January 14 - Lincoln Forum Panel, "Why Didn't the War End in 1861?"
     
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Thomas Thorne
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« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2011, 02:47:41 PM »

    Thank You Roger
     The idea of "Robert Lincoln Presidential Confidant" seems novel.  Wasn't AL's greatest loss of temper supposed to have occurred when RTL lost his inaugural address in Illinois in 61?
    Fortunately for Robert the address was almost immediately found. 
     Tom
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Roger Norton
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« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2011, 03:50:43 PM »

Tom, I've read several versions of the incident you mentioned. The various versions (locations) include it getting lost in Springfield, Cleveland, and Harrisburg. It's sort of like Lincoln's wrestling match with Jack Armstrong - exactly what happened during the match depends on what book you read.

One brief observation on C-SPAN 3:  I don't think everyone gets it on their TV.
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