Feb. 1: Understanding Lincoln’s legacy 


Scholars and enthusiasts alike believe this portrait of Abraham Lincoln, taken on November 8, 1863, eleven days before his famed Gettysburg Address, to be the best photograph of him ever taken.

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Historian Christian McWhirter of Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum will lead a free, online Mirowitz Center discussion from 10 to 11 a.m. about competing points of view on emancipation and will consider Lincoln’s actions in the broader context of the American Civil War and the anti-slavery movement. Register at online, or call 314-733-9813, or email [email protected].