Sunday Scholar Series: The Civil War and the American Spirit


Sunday, December 18, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Lincoln and New York

An entertaining and illuminating hour that features passages from Lincoln’s inauguration and his speeches from tours through Peekskill, Albany, Western New York, and at New York City’s Cooper Union, with commentary by Harold Holzer, on of the country’s leading authorities on Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War era, and award-winning actor Stephen Lang.

Harold Holzer and Stephen Lang bring the words and memories of Lincoln to life on December 18. Harold Holzer is t he Jonathan F. Fanton Director of Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, and winner of the 2015 Gilder-Lehrman Lincoln Prize.  Stephen Lang, highly regarded for his work on stage and in film, is well acquainted with the Civil War’s powerful personalities.  He played Major General George E. Pickett in Gettysburg, 1993, and the lead role of Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson in the Gettysburg prequel Gods and Generals (2003). This year he stars in the thriller Don’t Breathe.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10701
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Sunday, December 18, 2016
Times: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

Presenter: Hudson River Museum
Presenter Phone: 9149634550
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