Lincoln Prize-winning author Richard J. Carwardine to speak at the
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
SPRINGFIELD, IL: Have you ever wondered how Abraham Lincoln was viewed from the other side of the Atlantic? Now is the chance to find out when Lincoln-Prize winning author Richard J. Carwardine brings a distinctly British perspective on our sixteenth president to a special engagement at the Union Theatre in the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum on February 4, 2006 at 1pm.
Carwardine's Lincoln, first published in England in 2003,
won America's most prestigious academic award in the field of Civil
War-era studies - the Lincoln Prize - in 2004. A new edition, Lincoln:
A Life and Purpose of Power, will be published by Knopf later
Admission to the program is free, but reservations are strongly advised. To reserve seats, call (217) 558-8882.
A book signing will take place in the Museum Store immediately following
Carwardine's presentation. Carwardine's Lincoln: A Life and Purpose
of Power, will be available for sale in the Museum Store.