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Legislative Landmarks: “Connecticut’s Battle Over Emancipation: Lincoln, Copperheads, and…Steven Spielberg?”

January 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Few imagined that when the 2012 Hollywood blockbuster’Lincoln’ hit theaters, it would ignite a heated debate involving Connecticut’scontroversial Civil War history, a congressman, and a frazzled screenwriterworried about the prospects for an Oscar! Join Dr. Matthew Warshauer, professorof History at Central Connecticut State University, in our historic House ofRepresentative’s chamber, as he plumbs the depths of our State’s troubles whenit comes to the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation and the challenges of civilrights that followed. This program is part of Connecticut’s Old State HouseLegislative Landmarks series.

Register: https://bit.ly/OSHEmancipationProclamation


January 19
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


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