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Louis Contey & Lawrence Grimm
The Heavens Are Hung in Black

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The Heavens Are Hung in Black

Daniel Weinberg spoke with actor Lawrence Grimm (Abraham Lincoln) and director Louis Contey about The Heavens Are Hung in Black, staged by Shattered Globe Theatre.  They discuss their research; and the play’s relevance to today.

The Heavens Are Jung in BlackThe play explores the months between Willie Lincoln’s death and when Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation.

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Lincoln in the Bardo
By George Saunders
Air Date/Time March 2, 3:00pm (Central)
Re-air date: September 19th, 1 pm (Central)
Signed First Edition., 368p, cloth, dj.

Winner of the 2017 Man Booker Prize

The long-awaited first novel from the author of Tenth of December, this moving and original father-son story features none other than Abraham Lincoln, as well as an unforgettable cast of supporting characters, living and dead, historical and invented. 

February 1862. The Civil War is less...

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Act of Justice: Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation
and the Law of War
By Burrus M. Carnahan
$50
Air Date/Time September 19, 2016 1pm (Central)
216  pages, hardcover

In his first inaugural address, Abraham Lincoln declared that as president he would “have no lawful right” to interfere with the institution of slavery. Yet less than two years later, he issued a proclamation intended to free all slaves throughout the Confederate states.
When critics challenged the constitutional soundness of...

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September 19
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1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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