Wednesday, October 20th, 7 pm CST (Zoom webinar)
Dr. Catherine Clinton, author of such notable works as the award-winning Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom and Mrs. Lincoln: A Life, which at publication was the first new biography of Mary Lincoln in over 20 years. In the words of Pulitzer-Prize winning historian Joseph Ellis, Mrs. Lincoln “is distinctive for its abiding sanity, its deft and in-depth handling of the White House years, and for the consistent quality of its prose.” Catherine Clinton holds the Denman Chair of American History at the University of Texas in San Antonio and is Professor Emerita at Queen’s University Belfast. She has served on the executive council of the Society of American Historians and on the Advisory Committee of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Bicentennial Commission, and she remains on advisory boards for Civil War History, Civil War Times, President Lincoln’s Cottage, and Ford’s Theatre. Don't miss out on what is sure to be a fascinating conversation!