Agenda

LINCOLN ASSASSINATION STUDIES
No Foolin' - Just Facts

March 31-April 2, 2017

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Friday, March 31, 2017
8:30 a - 5:00 p

 
Treasures of Time and Tide Tour
By separate registration. Tour departs from Surratt House.
 
5:30 p - 7:30 p

 
Welcoming Reception & Registration
Substantial Fare at the James O. Hall Research Center
 
Saturday, April 1, 2017  
7:45 a


Full Buffet Breakfast and Registration (in Conference Hall)
 
8:50 a
 
Opening Remarks
 
9:00 a







Morning Session:
 Taking the Lincoln Assassination into the Digital Age
   Karen Needles
 There's Something About Mary
   Blaine Houmes
 The Military Trial: Myth and Reality
   Burrus M. Carnahan
 
11:45 p - 12:45 p
 
Boxed Luncheon
 
1:00 p







Afternoon Session:
 Assassination "Extras," Their Hidden Histories 

   Dave Taylor
 'My Policy is to Have No Policy':
 Abraham Lincoln and the Reconstruction of Our Nation

   William L. Richter
 The Lincoln Assassination Story:
 Depictions in American Comic Books & Graphic Novels
   Scott Schroeder
 
4:30 p - 5:30 p


Authors' Hour
With featured speakers who have authored books and other guest authors.
 
6:15 p


Social Hour
Cash bar.
 
7:00 p



Banquet and Program:
 Beware The People Whistling
 Mary Surratt's thoughts from prison
 as composed and acted by Kaitlyn Ramirez

  
 

Sunday, April 2, 2017

8:00 a - 7:00p

 What's New In Gettysburg? (By separate registration. Tour departs from Colony South Hotel.)