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TVHS to host presentation on 'Lincoln and the politics of slavery'


Last updated 4/19/2019 at 10:16pm

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Bonnie Martland is the upcoming speaker at the Temecula Valley Historical Society meeting, April 22. She will present "Lincoln and the politics of slavery."

TEMECULA – The Temecula Valley Historical Society invites the public to Bonnie Martland's presentation on "Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery" Monday, April 22, at 6 p.m. at the Little Temecula History Center.

In Martland's words, to say the political world Abraham Lincoln navigated was polarized and frenetic would be an understatement. After Lincoln's assassination he was immortalized as the great emancipator and became larger than life, a man of legend. Later, he was vilified and even labeled by some as a racist. In many ways, Lincoln did his best to preserve the Union in the midst of...

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