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Movie screening of "Young Mr. Lincoln"
Wednesday, September 10, 2008 - 7:30pm
Classic movie screening of "Young Mr. Lincoln" starring Henry Fonda kicks off the 7th year of free Civil War Round Table meetings at PSU.

As Oregon and the rest of the nation prepares for the upcoming Bicentennial celebration of the birth of President Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War Round Table, together with the Friends of History and the Oregon Lincoln Bicentennial Commission is presenting a free screening of the 1939 fictionalized bio-drama about the early life of President Abraham Lincoln directed by John Ford and starring Henry Fonda as the newly minted frontier lawyer. The free showing of "Young Mr. Lincoln" will kick off the seventh year of free presentations by the Civil War Round Table and is part of the programming the Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and the Friends of History has planned for the months leading up to the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of our 16th President on February 12, 2009. Refreshments will be offered at the September 10 event, and parking is free in the PSU parking structures after 7 pm.

When:
Wednesday, September 10th, 2008
Where:
PSU's Cramer Hall, room 494 (1721 SW Broadway)
Time:
7:30 pm
Cost:
Free and open to the public

For more information, call the PSU History Department at (503) 725-3917.

All meetings of the Civil War Round Table are free and open to the public, as part of the programming presented by the Friends of History on the Portland State University campus. For more information please check the following websites:

Civil War Round Table: http://www.history.pdx.edu/foh/FOHround.htm
Friends of History: http://www.history.pdx.edu/foh/index.htm
Oregon Lincoln Bicentennial Commission: http://www.ous.edu/lincoln/