Opening Ceremonies for the Traveling Exhibit Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War
1 hour 21 minutes 1 second
United States History
In this filmed lecture, Dr. Leon Litwack (professor emeritus of American history at the University of California, Berkeley) offers remarks to celebrate the opening of the exhibit Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War at the Jereld R. Nicholson Library, Linfield College. The exhibit (organized by the National Constitution Center and the American Library Association Public Programs Office, and sponsored by the American Library Association, the Linfield College Department of History, and the Jereld R. Nicholson Library) explores how Lincoln used the Constitution to confront major crises of the Civil War, including the secession of southern states, slavery, and wartime civil liberties.
Litwack, Leon, "Opening Ceremonies for the Traveling Exhibit Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War" (2014). Jonas A. "Steine" Jonasson Endowed Lecture Series. Video File. Submission 1.