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Lincoln’s Statesmanship

A conference sponsored by
The Rochester Institute of Technology
Hosted by Joseph R. Fornieri and the Political Science Department at RIT


Friday, April 1

4:30-6:30 pm : Cocktail Hour & Dinner


7:00pm : Introduction: Joseph R. Fornieri: Lincoln’s Statesmanship & Technology

7:10pm : Slide Show Presentation: Harold Holzer

8:00pm : Keynote Speaker: Allen C. Guelzo


Saturday, April 2

Morning Session

9:00-9:50am : Speaker, Kenneth L. Deutsch


10:00-11:50am : Speaker, Frank J. Williams

11:00-11:30am : Coffee/Snack Break—Book Fair, (book signings for those who wish)

11:30-12:20pm : Speaker, Herman Belz

12:30-1:30pm : Lunch at RIT

1:30-3:00pm : Exhibit, Period Music & Lincoln Re-enactor with fife and drum (Family Event)


Afternoon Session

3:00-3:50pm : Speaker, David E. Long


4:00-4:50pm : Concluding Speaker, John Y. Simon

5:30-6:30pm : Cocktails

7:00pm : Dinner

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