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Lincoln’s Second Inauguration

Award-winning writer and Boston College alumnus Edward Achorn focuses on a critical conjuncture in American history in his new book, Every Drop of Blood: The Momentous Second Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln (Atlantic Monthly Press/Grove Atlantic, 2020). He depicts the various … Continue reading

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Lincoln & the 13th Ammendment

This weekend marks the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment. In his new book, Lincoln and the Thirteenth Amendment (Southern Illinois University Press, 2015), Boston College alumnus Christian G. Samito examines how Lincoln’s opposition to amending the … Continue reading

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