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Charles Rosenberg, in conversation with Alexandra Petri, discusses “The Day Lincoln Lost”
August 20 @ 6:00 pmFree
Abby Kelley Foster arrived in Springfield, Illinois, with the fate of the nation on her mind. Her fame as an abolitionist speaker had spread west and she knew that her first speech in the city would make headlines. One of the residents reading those headlines would be none other than the likely next president of the United States.