F18B7 Lincoln and Presidential Leadership

Please note: this course requires membership in
Lifelong Learning Institute Membership 2018-2019

Dates:October 17 - November 14, 2018
Meets:W from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location:JMU Ice House Room 104
Fee: $35.00

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We will review Lincoln's early life and development, his political career, and his presidency, particularly his handling of the Civil War and the emancipation of slaves, including a discussion of the characteristics of Lincoln's leadership style which made him effective. We will reflect on how a frontier lawyer became a great wartime leader and evaluate his performance as president.

Instructor: Phil Stone is the President Emeritus of Bridgewater College, former president of Sweet Briar College and a lawyer. For 43 years he has conducted a ceremony in the Lincoln Cemetery to honor Lincoln and his Virginia relatives. He is the founder and president of the Lincoln Society of Virginia.

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