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Monday, 28 December

281. Drama and Lincoln

3:30–4:45 p.m., Independence Salon I, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the American Theatre and Drama Society

Presiding: Dorothy Chansky, Texas Tech Univ.

1. “Not-So-Civil War: Lincoln’s Image as Presented in Confederate and Copperhead Drama, 1861–63,” Scott Irelan, Augustana Coll.

2. “Augustin Daly’s ‘Republic of Suffering’: Catharsis for the Middle Class after the Civil War,” Celia Braxton, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York

3. “From Broadway to Gettysburg: Forrest and Lincoln Perform Politics,” David J. Carlyon, Larchmont, NY

4. “Suzan-Lori Parks’s Lincoln: An Interrogation Revisited,” Jaye Austin Williams, Univ. of California, Irvine

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