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VCU Year of Freedom Lecture: Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation
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Date and TimeWednesday, October 3, 2012
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
LocationUniversity Student Commons - Theater, First Floor,   Monroe Park Campus
Sponsor(s)Humanities & Sciences:History
SpeakerLouis P. Masur, Professor, Rutgers University
Audience All
DescriptionIn 2012-2013 Virginia Commonwealth University sponsors a Year of Freedom: Confronting Our Past, Facing Our Future as the university's commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War and Emancipation. Dr. Masur, a cultural historian, will base his lecture on his new book "Lincoln's Hundred Days: The Emancipation Proclamation and the War for the Union (Harvard Press, 2012). A reception and book signing will follow in Commonwealth Ballroom A on the second floor of the Commons. Free and open to the public. For additional information, contact: John Kneebone,, or 828-1635.
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