Friday, February 11, 2011

2011 Lincoln Prize Awarded

The 2011 Lincoln Prize will be awarded to Eric Foner for his book The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery. Foner's work deals with Lincoln's changing views of slavery and the role of African Americans. Read the press release here.

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Gettysburg College are sponsors of the Lincoln Prize which awards the winner $50,000 as well as a bronze replica of Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ life-size bust, "Lincoln the Man.".

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