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Shenandoah University’s McCormick Civil War Institute

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January 2018

A Joyous Daybreak”: Reflections on Lincoln, King, and Emancipation’s Centennial

January 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Shenandoah University, 1460 University Drive
Winchester, 22601 United States
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Free public lecture sponsored by Shenandoah University's McCormick Civil War Institute. Lecture will he held on the campus of Shenandoah University in Henkel Hall, Hester Auditorium and examine how Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. leaned on President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and the ways in which emancipation's memory sparked fierce debate during the Civil War's centennial--the height of the Civil Rights' movement.

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