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A House Divided
Lincoln in Indiana &
Presidential Libraries as Performance
April 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Daniel Weinberg talked with Jodi Kanter about Presidential Libraries as Perfomance. Brian Dirck was scheduled but was unavailable to attend. Both books are available, signed by the authors.
Lincoln In Indiana
By Brian Dirck
Air Date/Time October 20, 5pm (Central)
1st ed., 152p., cloth
Abraham Lincoln, born in Kentucky in 1809, moved with his parents, Thomas and Nancy Lincoln, and his older sister, Sarah, to the Pigeon Creek area of southern Indiana in 1816.
There Lincoln spent more than a quarter of his life. It was in Indiana that he developed a complicated and often troubled relationship with his father, exhibited his...
Presidential Libraries As Performance: Curating American Character from Herbert Hoover to George W. Bush
By Jodi Kanter
Air Date/Time April 15, 12noon (Central)
1st ed., paperback 198p, illus.
How do the funding, setting architecture, and exhibition of a presidential library shape our understanding of the president’s character? And how do diverse performances of the presidency create radically different opportunities for the practice of American citizenship?
In Presidential Libraries as Performance: Curating American Character from...