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Keynote Speech: "Lincoln, HisCabinet and Generals: the Early Conflicts"
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 7:30pm

Event: Keynote Speech: "Lincoln, HisCabinet and Generals: the Early Conflicts"
Date: Wednesday, February 11
Time 7:30pm CH494
Venue: PSU HIstory Department in Cramer Hall (1721 SW Broadway)

Portland State University commemorates the Lincoln Bientennial with a full week of events including keynote lecture, readings, movies and a candlelight vigil.

The PSU Friends of History is presenting a full week of events starting February 9th to kick off a state-wide celebration of the Bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birthday. All events are taking place in the PSU HIstory Department in Cramer Hall (1721 SW Broadway) unless otherwise noted and are free and open to the PSU community and the public.

Wednesday, February 11: Keynote Speech: "Lincoln, HisCabinet and Generals: the Early Conflicts" Retired Whitman College History Professor Tom Edwards will examine the relationship our 16th President had with his Cabinet members and with Generals McClellan. Meade and Grant in this special BIcentennial eve lecture. 7:30pm CH494

The Friends of History is presenting this Lincoln Birthday Bicentennial Week as part of the events planned with the Oregon Lincoln Bicentennial Commission. The OLBC is located on the PSU campus and is headed by PSU Vice Provost MIke Burton. Several OLBC commissioners are from PSU including Professors Tony Wolk and Chet Orloff, Friends of History President K.C. Piccard-Krone, FOH board members Elliott Trommald and William Stack, and PSU staffers Jodie and John McLean. For more information about Lincoln Bicentennial Week at PSU, please call the Friends of History office at (503)725-5473.