Franklin Alumni Event in Washington, DC

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One of the Franklin College's distinguished experts on the Civil War will be featured at an event for DC-area alumni on Feb. 7. The lecture will focus on the Lincoln Marriage:

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences will host a history lecture in Washington, D.C. on February 7. The lecture, entitled "Inside the White House 1861-1865: The Lincoln Marriage During the Civil War," will be given by UGA associate history professor Dr. Stephen Berry. Berry will investigate the Lincoln marriage in relation to Civil War Era Washington, revealing the private costs the couple paid in their attempt to secure the public good.

Berry is one of UGA's most outstanding young faculty members, so don't miss this if you are in the area. A prolific scholar and engaging teacher, Berry is the author or editor of four books, including House of Abraham: Lincoln and the Todds, a family Divided by War, a Book of the Month Club main selection for March 2008.
 
This event is a terrific opportunity to connect some of our alumni with current faculty. Space is limited and RSVP is required. Details at the link,

 

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