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The Lincoln Leadership Prize
Thursday, February 19, 2020
David M. Rubenstein will be presented the Lincoln Leadership Prize February 19, 2020 at the Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park!
The Lincoln Leadership Prize, established in 2006, recognizes outstanding leaders in diverse fields. In honoring leaders of meritorious quality, the Foundation celebrates Lincoln’s legacy of leadership. This prize is awarded to exceptional men and women for a lifetime of service in the Lincoln tradition, marked by great strength of character, individual conscience, and an unwavering commitment to the defining principles of democracy. It recognizes those individuals who accept the responsibilities imposed by history and demanded by conscience.
For ticket information visit http://www.pjhchicago.com/event/Lincoln or contact Phyllis Evans at (217) 557-5610 or email@example.com.
“Spies, Traitors, and Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America” Exhibit Member Preview Night
Thursday, March 26, 2020, 6:30 p.m.
From the Revolutionary War to the War on Terrorism, The Enemy Within: Terror in America—1776 to Today, provides unprecedented perspective into terror on American soil. The exhibition uncovers the forgotten stories of domestic terrorists and foreign agents, militant radicals and saboteurs who have threatened America’s sense of security over the past 200 years. It also explores the questions: how do we identify who the enemy is? And how do we keep the country safe without compromising the civil liberties upon which it was founded?
The exhibit reveals nine major events and periods in U.S. history when Americans were threatened by enemies within its borders: depicting how the government and public responded, illustrating the corresponding evolution of U.S. counterintelligence and homeland security efforts, and examining the challenge of securing the nation without compromising the civil liberties upon which it was founded.
A Spooktacular Evening with Abe
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This is an event not to be missed! Costumes are welcome, games, crafts, snacks and live DJ music! This family event is FREE for our ALPLF members. If you are not a member the family price is $10/family. Check back for the date, time and registration process. If you have questions call 217-557-5589.
Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike, the realization of President Lincoln’s dream of a transcontinental railroad. In partnership with the Springfield Model Railroad Association, working scale models will depict advancements in United States railroad technology and will display the impact of railways throughout America’s history. This exhibit is located on the first floor of the Union Station. This exhibit is a kid friendly event, so please bring your children and grandchildren! The exhibit will run through 2020.
“In This Great Struggle: The Greatest Generation Remembers WWII”
The exhibit "In This Great Struggle: The Greatest Generation Remembers WWII" features our treasured audio and video tales from Illinoisans who lived through WWII. To commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum will present this exhibit of war posters, oral histories, and artifacts. This exhibit runs through January 12, 2020.
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