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Spring 3-5-2014

Quick Facts

  • The talk, "Thieves, Greasers, and Mongrels": The Emancipator Encounters the Immigrant,” details a little-studied part of the 16th president’s life. It is set for 7 p.m. in the Richardson Ballroom in the DiGiorgio Campus Center.
  • The event is described by Silverman as an entertaining look at Lincoln's introduction to the presence and significance of immigrants in the United States.
  • The event was originally planned for Feb. 12 but, due to inclement weather, was rescheduled to March 11.