26th Annual Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposium
March 25, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
In the Houses of Their Dead: The Lincolns, the Booths, and the Spirits
Fred L. Hord
Co-editor, Knowing Him by Heart: African Americans on Abraham Lincoln
David J. Kent
Lincoln: The Fire of Genius: How Abraham Lincoln’s Commitment to Science and Technology Helped Modernize America
And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle
His Greatest Speeches: How Lincoln Moved the Nation
Jon Meacham receives the Abraham Lincoln Institute Book Award
The Abraham Lincoln Institute and Ford’s Theatre Society are proud to announce Jon Meacham as the recipient of the 26th Annual Abraham Lincoln Institute Book Award. This prestigious award was presented to Meacham by Michael Burlingame at our annual Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposium this Saturday, March 25, in partnership with the Abraham Lincoln Institute.
This is the first time this Book Award has been presented in-person since 2019. Meacham was recognized for his captivating book, And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. said of the book: “In his captivating new book, Jon Meacham has given us the Lincoln for our time.”