Monday, October 15, 2012

PAST: HIGHLIGHTS: Free Lunchtime Panel Discussion "What Would Lincoln Do" at 12:30pm + Free NoVa Community Chorus performance at 7:30pm, TUES, Oct 15th - Thanks to

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Tuesday, October 15th 

Photo courtesy of Ford's
Theatre National Historic Site.
Lunchtime - Panel Discussion 
What Would Lincoln Do: Understanding How Lincoln Gets Used (and Abused) in Today's Washington
12:30pm -1:30pm
NOTE: Location change due to the Government Shutdown
Originally scheduled to take place inside Ford's Theatre, will be relocated to First Congregational Church of Christ at 945 G St NW
Advance tickets: free at the box office, or small fee Ticketmaster 
This panel offers a wide-ranging discussion of ways that modern policymakers have sometimes tried to "channel" Abraham Lincoln's example in formulating and selling their policies. The panelists will debate whether Lincoln's legacy has been abused more than used in the modern context and will offer their own assessments about how (or whether) to apply Lincoln's lessons to some of the challenges of modern times. Panelists include Matthew Pinsker (Moderator), Michael Lind, Richard Norton Smith, Craig Symonds and James Swanson.
Scheduled for Ford's Theatre now at
First Congregational Church of Christ
945 G St NW
Metro: Gallery Pl or Metro Center 

Evening - Choral Performance - NoVa Campus, VA
Free, donations appreciated
at NOVA Community College, Alexandria Campus
Metro: Pentagon and take a bus

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