The U.S. Capitol will host a celebration of the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s second inaugural on March 4. Stephen Lang will deliver the same speech Lincoln wrote for his 1865 swearing-in, and the event will also feature remarks from Congressman Ray LaHood, historian Edna Greene Medford, and prominent Lincoln authority Frank J. Williams.
Monthly Archives: February 2015
The newest exhibit at Lincoln Memorial University’s Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum opened this week. “Clouds and Darkness Surround Us”: The Life of Mary Todd Lincoln examines the tragic fate of Lincoln’s widow, and features original costumes from Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-winning film alongside additional material from the ALLM collection. This exhibit runs through November 20, 2015.
In conjunction with the exhibit, the museum is hosting a number of special events, including a screening of Spielberg’s film and presentations on the history of Lincoln in the movies. For more information about the exhibit and upcoming events, visit the ALLM website.