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A8 Abraham Lincoln: His Life and Presidency

Description: We shall review Lincoln's Virginia family connections, his early life and development, his political career and public service, and his assassination. His presidency, particularly his handling of the Civil War and emancipation, will be discussed in depth, with special emphasis on the personal characteristics and leadership style that made Lincoln effective.

Instructor: Phil Stone is the President Emeritus of Bridgewater College and a lawyer. For 40 years he has conducted a ceremony in the Lincoln Cemetery to honor Lincoln and his Virginia relatives. A member of the U.S. and Virginia Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and the Lincoln Forum Advisory Board, he is the founder and president of the Lincoln Society of Virginia. He has spoken more than 200 times on Lincoln.


Payment Information: Payment is due at time of registration and must be made by credit card (AMEX, MasterCard, Visa and Discover.) There is a $5 credit card convenience fee assessed at the time of payment. You will be redirected to the payment web site after clicking submit. Please have your credit card ready. Once payment is successfully completed, you will receive a payment receipt and a registration confirmation by email.

Withdrawal/Refund Policy: You may cancel your registration up to one week before the class start date, and receive a full refund (minus any credit card processing fees.) After that date, no refunds will be given.

For registration questions, please contact Lifelong Learning Institute at or 540/568.2923.

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